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Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppelli



References

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Further resources

IUCN SSC Vulture Specialist Group

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Gyps rueppelli. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/ruppells-vulture-gyps-rueppelli on 05/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 05/03/2024.