Griffon Vulture drowning in sea. In the afternoon of 18th September 1988, we visited Cabo Trafalgar, Cadiz, southwest Spain, to look at seabirds. The wind was not very favourable, being strong easterly. After a while, we discovered a Griffon Vulture Gypsjulvus flying about 50 rn above the shore to the west of us, and heading out over the sea away from land in a southerly direction. We followed the

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