WoRMS taxon details

Gypohierax angolensis (Gmelin, 1788)

212715  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212715)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 60 cm. Plumage: white with black back, secondaries and tail; tail tipped white, primaries tipped black. Immature...  
Description Length: 60 cm. Plumage: white with black back, secondaries and tail; tail tipped white, primaries tipped black. Immature brown. Bare parts: iris yellow; bill yellowish grey with a pale blue cere; facial and malar skin deep pink to red to orange; feet and legs dull orange to flesh pink to yellow. Habitat: Mangroves, marine shores, and coastal forest; usually associated with raffia palms Rapfia australis or oil palms Elaeis guineensis. <388><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Gypohierax angolensis (Gmelin, 1788). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212715 on 2018-11-19
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-28 07:21:49Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 60 cm. Plumage: white with black back, secondaries and tail; tail tipped white, primaries tipped black. Immature brown. Bare parts: iris yellow; bill yellowish grey with a pale blue cere; facial and malar skin deep pink to red to orange; feet and legs dull orange to flesh pink to yellow. Habitat: Mangroves, marine shores, and coastal forest; usually associated with raffia palms Rapfia australis or oil palms Elaeis guineensis. <388><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Palmgier  [details]
English vulturine fish eaglepalm-nut vulturepalmnut vulture  [details]
French palmiste africain  [details]
German Palmgeier  [details]