mostly white plumage except for black wings and tail (Zoo; 2012-09-19)

Egyptian Vulture
Neophron percnopterus

Native Range: Africa, Eurasia, Oriental Region

Notes: an unusual Old World vulture because its adult plumage is mostly white rather than dark; in flight shows a wedge-shaped tail; juvenile is all dark and is told by its slender bill.

bare yellow face and shaggy-head appearance (Zoo; 2012-09-19)

dorsal view showing black wings and tail (Zoo; 2012-09-19)

head portrait (Zoo; 2012-09-19)

long slender bill by vulture standards (Zoo; 2012-09-19)