Birds - Vaiwaion

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Building the nest. Province of Segovia (Spain). The Egyptian vultures (Neophron percnopterus) usually nest in shelters located on cliffs, where they lay two eggs in a nidus lined with animal hair, limbs and bones. They transport these materials with their peak, unlike the rest of vultures, which carry the materials with their claws. Only one chick survives, and it will cross the Strait of Gibraltar with its parents. It will spend the first five years of its life in sub-Saharan Africa, until sexual maturity, when it will return to the Iberian Peninsula if it survives, to form a new family.

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