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Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres



References

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BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Gyps coprotheres. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2017.