Although the threats to the local Egyptian vultures
appears to be minimal and the
Along the scale of intelligence of bird species, Kurtev says, the Egyptian Vulture
rates relatively highly.
This vulture restaurant was set up on the island as a conservation measure to provide food for the local subspecies and endangered Egyptian vulture
(Neophron percnopterus majorensis).
HOT ARRIVAL: Bald ibis is new to these shores; SPOTTED: Egyptian vulture
This behavior has been rarely documented in raptors, however, except for a few isolated cases in species such as American Kestrel (Falco sparverius; Bowman and Curley 1986) and Egyptian Vulture
(Neophron percnopterus; Donazar 1993).
The pectoral represents an Egyptian vulture
grasping in its talons two coils of rope, symbols of the universal power of the king.
Efforts to date have shown that Egyptian vulture
populations are rising in Oman but we must continue to identify potential threats and collaborate to discover solutions that provide safe habitats and a lasting impact.
Muscat: The Egyptian vulture
population in Oman is rising, with the Environment Society of Oman (ESO) research having identified an estimated 65 to 80 breeding pairs of Egyptian vultures
in Masirah Island since the launch of the Egyptian Vulture
Conservation Project in 2012.
The agreements will facilitate ESO to hold a regional environment competition for Omani students and to perform a research study about the Egyptian vulture
Dr Madani listed the various endangered and potentially vulnerable bird species in the UAE, including the Imperial eagle, the Egyptian vulture
and the yellow-breasted bunting.
They included two Golden Eagle eggs, two Honey Buzzard eggs and four Egyptian Vulture
Birds of prey are also prominent in the invasion and include a major surprise - an Egyptian vulture
, spotted in Norfolk.
The agreements will enable ESO to hold a regional environment competition for Omani students and to conduct a research study about the Egyptian vulture
Other species that are particularly vulnerable to poisoning are the red kite (Milvus milvus), the Egyptian vulture
(Neophron percnopterus) and the bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus).
They recorded the number of Egyptian vulture
carcasses with collision injuries found around 675 wind turbines in southern Spain between 2004 to 2008.