The White-backed Vulture is an Old World species that lives in parts of Africa. It is sometimes known as the African White-backed Vulture.
White-backed Vultures have an overall dark body plumage, with contrasting white back feathers. They also have a white neck ruff and streaky breasts.
The conservation status of the White-backed Vulture is endangered. The population faces a variety of threats, including (secondary) poisoning, persecution, hunting, and loss of habitat.