Egyptian vulture

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Egyptian vulture
Egyptian vulture.jpg
Adult in worn or "painted" plumage
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Neophron
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.