(syn. Neophron Ϯ Egyptian Vulture N. percnopterus) German abernten to harvest. Wood 1837, provided the English name “White Abern” and the German name “Gemeine Aberne” dirt gatherer, for the Egyptian Vulture.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 December 2018).