bearded vulture side profile closeup
The bearded vulture is known as the bone-breaking vulture.
A bearded vulture can live up to 40 years and sometimes beyond.
bearded vulture flying with wings out
The bearded vulture's wingspan can reach up to nine feet.
The bearded vulture side view
The bearded vulture typically has a clutch size of 1 to 2.
A bearded vulture nest can measure from three to eight feet in size. They are constructed thousands of feet up on the sides of rocky cliffs and mountains.
Bearded vulture in flight
The outer border of this bird’s nest is made of large sticks, branches, and twigs. The lining is made of wool, hair, feathers, and other soft debris.