White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame.
The California Condor sitting pose. This is one of America's top 10 endangered species :(. Wing Span - 3 meters, Life Expectancy - about 50 yrs, prefers Carrion (typical Scavenger)
Bearded Vulture or Lämmergeier. Huge birds that rub themselves with the reddest…
An albino black vulture (Coragyps atratus), the only one known in existence, sits on his perch at the World Bird Sanctuary.
Published in 1970 by the National Geographic Society; book and photos by Helen and Frank Schreider