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Palm-nut Vulture
Unusually for birds of prey, the palm-nut vulture feeds mainly ( adults 60% and juv. 90%) on the fruits of the Oil and Raffia palm trees
Habitat
Widespread near water and Palm trees
Location
Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania
Date taken
Sept. 2019
Scientific name
Gypohierax angolensis
Equipment used
Nikon / Sigma
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We saw these briefly in South Africa. Interesting species, tfs Volker!
 

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Category
Africa
Added by
volker sthamer
Date added
View count
121
Comment count
16

Image metadata

Device
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D750
Aperture
ƒ/6.3
Focal length
600.0 mm
Exposure time
1/640
ISO
2200
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
Palm-nut Vulture, Palmgeier, Gypohierax angolensis.JPG
File size
1.2 MB
Date taken
Tue, 24 September 2019 4:59 PM
Dimensions
2350px x 1569px

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