The Canarian Egyptian Vulture is one of the larger birds you can find in the Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. The total population was estimated in 2000 and inhabits open, arid and rugged landscapes
Egyptian Vultures are scavengers and they feed on carrion. Due to their small size they are often the last scavenger to feed off a carcass. They also eat eggs and they use stones to break open the shells
Egyptian Vultures are the smallest old world vulture. They have a body length between 58 and 70 cms (23 – 28 inches), a wingspan of approximately 1.7 m (5.6 ft) and they weigh between 1.5 and 2 kgs (3.25 – 4.5 lbs).