Taxon profile


Griffon Vulture
Gyps fulvus (Hablizl, 1783)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Accipitriformes »  family Accipitridae - kites, hawks and eagles »  genus Gyps

Other names

= Eurasian Griffon

Least Concern



Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Gyps fulvus fulvescens Hume, 1869 - Eastern Griffon Vulture

Gyps fulvus fulvescens - Eastern Griffon Vulture

subspecies Gyps fulvus fulvus (Hablizl, 1783) - Western Griffon Vulture

Gyps fulvus fulvus - Western Griffon Vulture

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [3378]

Bird Life [] [as Gyps fulvus (Hablizl, 1783)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96702]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Gyps fulvus (Hablizl, 1783)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Gyps fulvus (Hablizl, 1783)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Gyps fulvus (Hablizl, 1783)]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Gyps fulvus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Gyps fulvus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Gyps fulvus]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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species extinct in area described by check-list