himalayan vultures - 9 photos

Himalayan vultures on a road (India)

They were near the carcass of a dead cow that had pretty-much cleaned to the bones.­ That cow may have been a road-kill.­

They only left the head and legs - not soft and meaty enough to their tastes, I guess.­

I saw some of those vultures flying right above the road that I was driving on, maybe looking for more road-kills.­ They are very impressive in size, probably the largest birds I have ever seen.­

For more info about Himalayan griffon vultures, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Himalayan_­vulture

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