Vulture's flight to freedom.
A VULTURE vulture, common name for large birds of prey of temperate and tropical regions. The Old World vultures (family Accipitridae) are allied to hawks and eagles; the more ancient American vultures and condors are of a different family (Cathartidae) with distant links to with an 8ft wingspan called Wee Man has escaped from a bird of prey bird of prey
Any member of the order Falconiformes (eagles, falcons, hawks, and vultures) or Strigiformes (owls). Falconiforms are also called raptors. They are active during the day, whereas owls are nocturnal. rescue centre.
The African white-backed vulture broke his lead while being fed at the 2wit 2woo owl and raptor raptor
In general, any bird of prey, including owls. The raptors are sometimes restricted to eagles, falcons, hawks, and vultures (birds of the order Falconiformes), all diurnal predators that “seize and carry off” (Latin raptare) their prey. centre at Kinnoir, near Huntly, Aberdeenshire.
Owner Jeff Downie said: "He can travel 50 miles in only a couple of hours.
"I don't advise anyone to approach him. He could take a nip at someone if they get too close."
Last night, a woman living near the centre spotted three-year-old Wee Man sitting in her mother's garden.
The 2wit 2woo staff set up camp at the woman's home and were trying to lure the rare bird down with some food.
Jeff said: "He looks good and healthy so that's the most important thing.
"We'll stay there all week if we need to to get him back."
FLOWN OFF: Wee Man