秃鹫

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秃鹫

学 名:Aegypius monachus

英文名:Cinereous Vulture

分 类:隼形目 鹰科

分 布:我国西藏、四川及南欧、中亚等地

生活习性:常居在险峻的山岭上,但常到平原地区觅食,成群活动,主要以大型动物的尸体为食,常在开阔而较裸露的山地和平原上空翱翔,窥视动物尸体。偶尔也沿山地低空飞行,主动攻击中小型兽类、两栖类、爬行类和鸟类。秃鹫为我国二级保护动物。

Scientific Name:Aegypius monachus

English Name:Cinereous Vulture

Category:Falconiformes   Accipitridae

Distribution:Tibet, Sichuan in China; Southern Europe and Central Asia

Habits and Characteristics:Cinereous Vultures prefer steep hilly mountainous habitats, while usually hunting for food on the plain areas. Theyre carrion feeder and feed on large carcasses. They roost and soar together on bare mountains or above the plain areas to peek at carcasses. Occasionally, they fly at low altitude above hilly areas to attack small/medium-sized mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds. Theyre second class national protected animals in China.