Γυπαετός - Gypaetus barbatus - Bearded Vulture
 


 


 


 

Adult - 3 Photos above by and © Colin & Sue Turvey
 


 

The great photos above kindly provided by and © Ari Seppä of Finland
Kallergi Hut, Crete 21.09.2006
 

   

 

 

 

 

Photos above by and © Colin & Sue Turvey
 


Status: Rare resident/Breeder (One of the most spectacular of birds)

See Links: for informed status report and GPS tracking of juvenile
 
2007:
2.1.07 (1) Adult over ridge west of Imbros Gorge. 12.30pm. RR
11.1.07 (1) Adult  above east of Imbros village. 12.15pm. RR
3.5.07 (1) Gramvousa. CS RR
16.5.07 (1) Samaria Entrance. CS RR
1.6.07 (1) Agia Dikaios Church. RR CS
1/2/3/4/5.6.07 (2) Gramvousa. CS
8/11/30.6.07 (1) Gramvousa. CS
2006:
4.3.06 (1) seen from Tsakistra Church. 3.30pm. RR
29.9.06 (1) seen from Lakki. 3.30pm. RR
1.10.06 (1) Kaliviani, Kissamos Bay area. CS
2004:
3.11.04 (1) E of Theriso. RR
16.12.04 (1) adult over Aradena Bridge. AM RR
 
Size: Length 1-1.25m. Wingspan 2.35-2.75m. 9ft
 
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