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Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris



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Further resources

Cambodia Vulture Conservation Action Plan

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

Explore HBW Alive for further information on this species

Search for photos, videos and sounds of this species in the Internet Bird Collection.

The Peregrine Fund - Asian Vulture Population Project

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Gyps tenuirostris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2018.