Egyptian Vulture

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Egyptian Vulture
Adult in worn or "painted" plumage
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Neophron
Savigny, 1809
Species: N. percnopterus
Binomial name
Neophron percnopterus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

The Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) is a small Old World vulture, found from southwestern Europe and northern Africa to southern Asia. It is the only living member of the genus Neophron. In Southern Asia this species is called the Scavenger Vulture.