Genus: Gyps (vultures - part)

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The seven species are distributed through Eurasia and Africa, with three species occurring in southern Africa (White-backed, Cape and Rüppell's vultures).

 

Gyps africanus (White-backed vulture) 

Gyps coprotheres (Cape vulture) 

Gyps rueppellii (Rüppell's vulture, Rüppell's Griffon) 

 
 

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