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Oriental white-backed vulture, Gyps bengalensis, AV4947

Physical Description

Large bird of prey, mounted in an upright standing position on a perch. Wings are folded back against its body and head is facing forward. Has short feathers forming a layer of fuzz on its head and neck, otherwise has normal feathers.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 730 x 460 x 310mm

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