Bearded vulture



lammergeier.
the largest Eurasian bird of prey, Gypaëtus barbatus, ranging in the mountains from southern Europe to China, having a wingspread of 9 to 10 feet (2.7 to 3 meters) and black feathers hanging from below the bill like a mustache.
Historical Examples

Birds of prey include the bearded vulture, aasvogel and several varieties of eagles, hawks, falcons and owls.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2 Various

For this reason the bird is sometimes known as the bearded vulture.
The Animal World, A Book of Natural History Theodore Wood

One of their great enemies is the Lmmergeier or bearded vulture.
A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 1 (of 2) Henry O. Forbes

The lammergeyer or bearded vulture (Gypætus barbatus) is the king of the vultures.
Birds of the Indian Hills Douglas Dewar

noun
another name for lammergeier
noun
a rare vulture, Gypaetus barbatus, of S Europe, Africa, and Asia, with dark wings, a pale breast, and black feathers around the bill: family Accipitridae (hawks) Also called bearded vulture (archaic) ossifrage

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