- Bearded vulture is a large species of vulture that inhabit in mountainous areas of Southern Europe. They can reach up to a height of 4 feet and weigh between 5-7 kg. They also have a wingspan of 2.5-2.7 meters. The strong, large wings let the bearded vultures to soaring high above mountainous areas. They are capable of flying at an altitude of 24000 ft above the ground.
- Bearded vultures also known as ‘bone-eater’ because they exclusively feed on carcass bones. They swallow small bones by the whole. If a bearded vulture gets a big bone it would break the bone into smaller pieces by dropping the bone from a height on the rocks. Also, Bearded vulture’s stomach acid can easily digest the bone pieces.