Birds in Tunisia

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Vultures of Northwest Africa: a complete list

Rüppell’s Vulture (Gyps rueppelli), Tétouan, Morocco, May 2014 (Rachid El Khamlichi)

Historically, five vulture species had existed in Northwest Africa (the Maghreb), namely: Egyptian Vulture, Griffon Vulture, Bearded Vulture, Cinereous Vulture and Lappet-faced Vulture. Of these, only the first three species still breeding in the region, while the last two species are already extirpated (although the Cinereous Vulture is a regular wintering and migrant in Morocco). …

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