Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

White-headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis) - HBW 2, p. 129

French: Vautour à tête blanche German: Wollkopfgeier Spanish: Buitre Cabeciblanco

Taxonomy: Vultur occipitalis Burchell, 1824, Matlowing River, Botswana.
Usually considered sufficiently distinctive to merit monotypic genus, but sometimes placed in genus Aegypius with A. monachus, T. tracheliotos and S. calvus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Senegal E to Ethiopia (including Dahlak Archipelago) and Somalia, then S to Namibia and N South Africa.

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