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Here you can browse through and learn about 616 different birds from all around the world. From Abyssinian Ground Hornbill to Zebra Finch, you'll discover a wide variety of colorful birds in all shapes and sizes. We add new birds all the time, so make sure to check back regularly or follow us on our blog or Facebook for the latest updates.

Bird of the Day Friday 4 September

Lappet-faced Vulture

Lappet-faced Vulture

Family: Vultures & Condors
Also known as: Nubian Vulture, African Black Vulture, King Vulture, Abyssinian Vulture, Southern Lappet-faced Vulture
The Lappet-faced Vulture is a large species of vulture found in parts of sub-Saharan African and the Arabian Peninsula. Lappet-faced Vultures are scavengers that live in an arid environment. They feed on animal... More

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