White-headed Vulture

Trigonoceps occipitalis

Size: Up to 85 cm long, wingspan up to 2.3m
Habitat: Woodland and savanna
Feeding: Carrion and small prey

The White-headed Vulture is a big bird but smaller than the Lappet-faced Vulture. It has a white head and pink face. The beak is bright red with a blue base. The legs are pink. The plummage is mostly brown/black with white underparts.

The photos were taken in the Masai Mara, Kenya.








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