A cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus
) fledgling was found disorientated on the roof of a building in Madrid City, Spain, in 2016.
Durante el periodo reproductor, algunas aves (Aquila chrysaetos, Neophron percnopterus, Aegypius monachus
) pueden sufrir frecuentes molestias debidas principalmente a la realizacion de actividades forestales, como desbroces de matorral, podas, repaso de caminos, etc.
Research on wintering of Aegypius monachus
2005: Application of central-place foraging theory shows the importance of Mediterranean dehesas for the conservation of cinereous vulture Aegypius monachus
.--Biological Conservation 126: 582-590.
Key words: biometry, ultrasound, eyes, pecten, raptor, avian, cinereous vulture, Aegypius monachus
Residing there are also many protected animals such as the argali sheep (Ovis ammon), the snow leopard (Panthera uncia), the wolf (Canis lupus), the stoat (Mustela erminea), the lynx (Lynx lynx), the cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus
), and the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).
The secretary bird was observed as being attacked by one of the cohoused cinereous vultures (Aegypius monachus
) 2 months before the initial symptoms were apparent.
There are also many protected animals such as argali sheep (Ovis ammon) snow leopards (Uncia undo) wolves (Canis lupus) ferrets (Mustela erminea) lynxes (Lynx lynx) vultures (Aegypius monachus
) and golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos).
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Protein concentrations have been observed to increase with age for bald ibis (Geronticus eremita), (30) cinereous [black] vultures (Aegypius monachus
), (31) common [ring-necked] pheasants (Phasianus colchicus, (32) burrowing parrots (Cyanoliseus patagonus, (33) and bearded vultures (Gypaetus barbatus) (34) and decrease with age for common ostriches (Struthio camelus), (10) canvasbacks (Avthya valisineria), (35) brown pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis), (36) and harpy eagles (Harpia harpvja).
Although lead poisoning has been documented in all 4 species of vultures living in Spain, the griffon vulture, (1) cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus
), (13) bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), (14) and Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), (15) we did not find any reports of lead poisoning in the vulture species living in Portugal.
A pathology survey of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums institutions that house Eurasian black vultures (Aegypius monachus
) demonstrated that 50% (4/8) of the Eurasian black vultures that succumbed to renal failure had received NSAIDs shortly before death (C.L., unpublished data, 2007).
The Eurasian black vulture (Aegypius monachus
), which breeds in the Mediterranean region and Asia, is listed as near threatened; it is also classified as vulnerable at the European level and endangered in Greece.