Bearded Vulture

Bearded Vulture

Numbers & Facts

2.8m

ingspan of a Bearded Vulture

90%

The main food for Bearded Vultures is almost exclusively bones

220

Bearded Vultures in the Alps

1

Maximum number of young per year

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Biology

The Bearded Vulture is the only vulture that has specialized in the processing bones of dead animals. This special diet requires many adaptations and therefore the Bearded Vulture differs to other vulture species in many aspects.

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The return of the Bearded Vulture in the Alps is the aim of our work!

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