large size; dark plumage; powerful bill (Spain; 2006-06-04)

Cinereous Vulture
Aegypius monachus

Native Range: Eurasia and Africa

Notes: the largest Old World vulture and an endangered species in Europe; has bare blue-grey skin on head and neck, bordered by a ruff of feathers around the neck; nests in trees.

wedge-shaped tail; long and broad wings; ruff on neck (Spain; 2006-06-04)