Tag: Lammergeier

Adjacent nesting by Lammergeier Gypaetusbarbatus and Himalayan Griffon Gypshimalayensis on the Tibetan Plateau, China

Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus) Science Article 2 abstract Old world vultures are thought to partition or competefor several types of resources. For example, in Africa,where vulture species diversity is highest, there isevidence that they compete for food (Petrides 1959,Konig 1983, Mundy et al. 1992, Hertel 1994). InEurope, Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus compete extensivelywith Lammergeiers Gypaetus barbatus […]

Interactive behaviour between Bearded Vultures Gyp tus barbatus and Common Ravens Corvus corax in the nesting sites: predation risk and kleptoparasitism

Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus) Science Article 1 abstract Aims: Aggressive interactions between the Bearded Vulture Gyp tus barbatus and the Common Raven Corvus corax are frequent in the Pyrenean nesting sectors shared by both species. The Bearded Vulture’s nesting sectors are vulnerable to kleptoparasitism (food is stored in a visible and predictable manner in nests, perching […]

Nest-building behaviour of the Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus

Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus) Science Article 3 abstract Bearded Vultures Gypaetus barbatus began supplying material to their nests on average 111 d (range 91-126 d) prior to laying. Males were significantly more active that females. Heavy material (branches) was transported indistinctly in the talons or in the bill while lining (wool) was generally transported in the […]