- Micrathene whitneyi
The Egyptian Vulture is a small Old World vulture which lives from southwestern Europe and northern Africa to southern Asia. The adult has white plumage with some black feathers in the wings and tail.
The Egyptian Vulture is one of only a few species known to use tools. It uses small rocks to crack hard ostrich eggs.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 22 April 2009|
|Scientific Name||Neophron percnopterus|
|Birdorable Family||Vultures & Condors|
(as of 15 January 2017)
|Range||East Europe South Europe West Asia South Asia North Africa West Africa Central Africa East Africa South Africa|