Meet Henry

This is Henry – he is the newest resident of the Burren Birds of Prey Centre in Ballyvaughan, Ireland.
A Rüppel’s Griffon Vulture.

Big guy, he is – his wingspan is something like 7 feet!
Soon, hopefully, when he’s settled in properly (he only arrived last week) and has gotten used to his pen-mate Dyson (a white-backed vulture), we will see the two of them soaring the skies during the flying displays. I can’t wait :D


~ by Simone on March 23, 2011.

3 Responses to “Meet Henry”

  1. Very handsome bird this Henry.

  2. Awww I hope he gets along with Dyson. Henry is no hoover brand is it?? ;-)

    • Do a google for ‘Henry Hoover ‘ :D that red-and-black hoover with the face painted on it? yeah. that. Henry! He’s a great fella, I love Henry already.

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