Tag Archives: Accipitridae

White-tailed Eagle ringtone


The White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), also known as the Sea Eagle, Erne (sometimes Ern), or White-tailed Sea-eagle, is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which includes other raptors such as hawks, kites, and harriers. It is considered a close cousin of the Bald Eagle and occupies the same ecological niche, but in Eurasia. Haliaeetus_albicilla.mp3 (101 downloads)

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Griffon Vulture ringtone


The Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) is a large Ancient World vulture in the bird of prey family Accipitridae. The Griffon Vulture is 93–110 cm (37–43 in) long with a 230–280 cm (91–111 in) wingspan; it weighs between 6 and 13 kg (13.2 and 29 lb). Hatched naked, it is a typical Ancient World vulture in appearance, with a very white head, very broad wings and small tail feathers. It has a white neck ruff and yellow bill. The buff body and wing coverts contrast with the dark flight feathers. Gyps_fulvus.mp3 (138 downloads)

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