Lappetfaced Vulture

Lappet faced vulture has characteristic red, wrinkled neck and face making them easy to recognize. It is a very powerful bird and the beak is strong enough to break and eat bones. The heavy beak can also break trough tough skin such as elephant and rhino.

They normally build a large nests that is sometimes up to more than 1m in diameter. The nest will usually be high up in a tall tree. The incubation of the eeegs and the feeding of the young ones are shared between the male and female. Latin name: Torgos tracheliotus