South Africa has eight regularly occurring and breeding vulture species, from the southern African endemic Cape Griffon Vulture (Gyps coprotheres), to the wide-spread and wide-ranging African White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus) The Cape Griffon Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) is a very large vulture, similar in size, coloration and habits to the Eurasian Griffon. The Cape Vulture typically nests communally on cliffs, restricting their breeding distribution, but wanders huge distances in search of carcasses. A majestic and powerful bird. Pen-and-ink sketch on Bockingford 300 gsm paper. FEATURED in Image Writing 1 June 2013. FEATURED in African Art and Photography 14 June 2013. One of the TOP TEN in a challenge in AFRIKAANS 20 June 2013.