Author 'Boucher Marc dit de Meilh' (Id 139461 ) : Vulture. Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) is a scavenger bird species of the family Accipitridae. This vulture is a bird massive, large-scale, which uses thermal currents to travel hundreds of miles and soar. Scavenger, feeding on carcasses of large animals and help, thus, the natural disinfection. This photograph was taken in a reserve base of the photo is bad, I managed to make it interesting. Marc Boucher said Meilhan.