RM Rights Managed
Visual Size @300ppi
Mara North Conservancy; Formerly Koyaiki Lemek Conservation Area; Masai Mara Game Reserve; Masai Mara; Mara; Kenya; Africa; East Africa; Safari; Wildlife; Savannah; Grasslands; Tourism Funded Conservation; Massai Community; White-backed Vulture; Gyps Africanus; Vulture; Accipitridae; Aka African White-backed Vulture
The White-backed Vulture is a typical vulture, with only down feathers on the head and neck, very broad wings and short tail feathers. It has a white neck ruff. The adult’s whitish back contrasts with the otherwise dark plumage. Juveniles are largely dark. This is a medium-sized vulture; its body mass is 4.2 to 7.2 kilograms it is 78 to 98 cm long and has a 1.96 to 2.25 m wingspan.