This non-migrant scavenging species is very rare. It inhabits dry grasslands and forests of India (mostly in Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, West Bengal, and Assam), Nepal, Cambodia, and Laos, from the sea level up to 2,000m. It is now extinct in Malaysia, Thailand and possibly extinct in Vietnam (BirdLife International 2017).
Cite this page along with its URL as: Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2023. Gyps tenuirostris G.R. Gray, 1844 – Slender-billed Vulture. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1079/Gyps-tenuirostris
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