Closely related to G. bengalensis, with which has been considered conspecific; these two sometimes partitioned off in genus Pseudogyps, on grounds of usually having 12 (not 14) rectrices. An apparently mixed (and probably successful) pairing between present species and G. coprotheres was reported at last surviving Namibian colony of latter species#R. Monotypic.
Extreme S Mauritania and Senegambia E to S & E Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia, and S through E Africa to Namibia and N & E South Africa.
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Status and conservation
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