Griffon

Griffon

Summary:

Literature Griffon
[order] Falconiformes | [family]

Griffon determination[order] Falconiformes | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Gyps fulvus | [UK] Griffon | [FR] Vautour fauve | [DE] Gänsegeier | [ES] Buitre Leonado | [IT] Grifone | [NL] Vale Gier


Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Gyps fulvus fulvescens Afghanistan to n India
  2. Gyps fulvus fulvus s Europe and n Africa to c Asia
  3. Gyps fulvus AF, EU n AF, sw EU, also n India

Literature

Title
Seasonal and daily activity pattern in Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) colonies on the island of Crete (Greece).
Author(s): S.M. Xirouchakis
Abstract: Morning and evening counts undertaken in Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus colonies and communal roosts revealed that their numbers fluctuated by season and time of the day. In the colonies the vultures built up high numbers during the pre-breeding and inc..[more]..
Source: Ornis Fennica 84:39-46. 2007
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Title
Modelling nesting habitat preferences of Eurasian Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus in eastern Iberian Peninsula
Author(s): Clara GARCÍA-RIPOLLÉS, Pascual LÓPEZ-LÓPEZ, Francisco GARCÍA-LÓPEZ, José M. AGUILAR and José VERDEJO
Abstract: To apply modern habitat modelling techniques using generalized linear models approach to generate not only explicative but also predictive habitat suitability models. Ecological factors that could affect the species? nesting habitat preferences at tw..[more]..
Source: Ardeola, 52(2), December 2005, 287-304
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All of Accipitridae

  1. Black Vulture
  2. Aegypius monachus
  1. Bonellis Eagle
  2. Hieraaetus fasciatus
  1. Booted Eagle
  2. Hieraaetus pennatus
  1. Buzzard
  2. Buteo buteo
  1. Egyptian Vulture
  2. Neophron percnopterus
  1. Golden Eagle
  2. Aquila chrysaetos
  1. Greater Spotted Eagle
  2. Aquila clanga
  1. Griffon
  2. Gyps fulvus
  1. Honey Buzzard
  2. Pernis apivorus
  1. Imperial Eagle
  2. Aquila heliaca
  1. Lammergeier
  2. Gypaetus barbatus
  1. Lappet-faced Vulture
  2. Torgos tracheliotus
  1. Lesser Spotted Eagle
  2. Aquila pomarina
  1. Levant Sparrowhawk
  2. Accipiter brevipes
  1. Long-Legged Buzzard
  2. Buteo rufinus
  1. Montagus Harrier
  2. Circus pygargus
  1. Northern Goshawk
  2. Accipiter gentilis
  1. Northern Harrier
  2. Circus cyaneus
  1. Osprey
  2. Pandion haliaetus
  1. Rough-legged Hawk
  2. Buteo lagopus
  1. Short-toed Snake-Eagle
  2. Circaetus gallicus
  1. Spanish Imperial Eagle
  2. Aquila adalberti
  1. Sparrowhawk
  2. Accipiter nisus
  1. Swallow-tailed Kite
  2. Elanoides forficatus
  1. Western Marsh-Harrier
  2. Circus aeruginosus
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