Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Scientific name definitions

Alfredo Salvador
Version: 2.0 — Published May 12, 2023



Baseline data of hematological values can be useful to compare with data of sampled Cinereous Vultures in the wild or received at rehabilitation centers (451, 452, 453).

Cut, peeling, and scrape marks on bird wings made by Neandertals at Fumane Cave (44 ky B.P., Italy), indicates the intentional removal of feathers in several species, including the Cinereous Vulture (454).

Recommended Citation

Salvador, A. (2023). Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (G. M. Kirwan, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.cinvul1.02