Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos


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Further resources

IUCN SSC Vulture Specialist Group

International Action Plan

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BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Torgos tracheliotos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2022.