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Greater Yellow-headed Vulture
64â€“76 cm (25-30 in)
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There can be difficulty in separating Greater Yellow-headed from Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture but, when perched, the wingtips of lessers extend way beyond the tail tip, and in flight have very narrow, long wings with high contrast between coverts and flight feathers. Greater YHV flies on flat wings.
Mostly in forest.
Usually flies low over canopy to find food using its sense of smell. May at times be seen soaring very high above the forest.
Scavenges on dead mammals of the forest, such as monkeys, sloths and opossums.
There is very little information available. It is believed that they lay 2 eggs.
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