Cinereous Black Vulture Aegypius monachus

Cinereous Black Vulture
Cinereous Black Vulture
Cinereous Black Vulture
The Cinerous Vulture, also called the (Cinerous) Black Vulture but unrelated to the American Black Vulture, is the joint-largest vulture in the Eastern Hemisphere, together with the Himalayan Griffon Vulture which is of similar 9-10 foot wingspan. It has dark brown plumage all over with a fluffy neck ruff and the longest beak of any vulture.
Cinereous Black Vulture
Cinereous Black Vulture
Cinereous Black Vulture
They are found in southwest Europe and a few isolated pockets in southeast Europe but their main range is from Turkey through Iran and Central Asia to Tibet/China.