Vulture Literature

This is just the bibliography from my project on vultures!

Friedrich, Paul. 1997. “An Avian and Aphrodisian Reading of Homer’s Odyssey.” American Anthropologist 99 (2): 306–20.


Ogada, Darcy, Phil Shaw, Rene L. Beyers, Ralph Buij, Campbell Murn, Jean Marc Thiollay, Colin M. Beale, et al. 2016. “Another Continental Vulture Crisis: Africa’s Vultures Collapsing toward Extinction.” Conservation Letters 9 (2): 89–97.

Haslam, Nick, Steve Loughnan, and Pamela Sun. 2011. “Beastly: What Makes Animal Metaphors Offensive?” Journal of Language and Social Psychology 30 (3): 311–25.

Ingersoll, Ernest. 1923. Birds in Legend, Fable and Folklore,. New York,.

Royte, Elizabeth. 2016. “Bloody Good.” National Geographic 229 (1): 70–97.

Stara, Kalliopi, Lavrentis Sidiropoulos, and Rigas Tsiakiris. 2016. “Bound Eagles, Evil Vultures and Cuckoo Horses. Preserving the Bio-Cultural Diversity of Carrion Eating Birds.” Human Ecology 44 (6): 751–64.

Markandya, Anil, Tim Taylor, Alberto Longo, M.N. Murty, S. Murty, and K. Dhavala. 2008. “Counting the Cost of Vulture Decline—An Appraisal of the Human Health and Other Benefits of Vultures in India.” Ecological Economics 67 (2): 194–204.

Ogada, Darcy, André Botha, and Phil Shaw. 2016. “Ivory Poachers and Poison: Drivers of Africa’s Declining Vulture Populations.” Oryx 50 (4): 593–96.

Henriques, Mohamed, José Pedro Granadeiro, Hamilton Monteiro, Ana Nuno, Miguel Lecoq, Paulo Cardoso, Aissa Regalla, and Paulo Catry. 2018. “Not in Wilderness: African Vulture Strongholds Remain in Areas with High Human Density.” PLOS ONE 13 (1): e0190594.

Byrd, Brooke. n.d. “Of Love and Loathing: The Role of the Vulture in Three Cultures.” OF LOVE AND LOATHING, 13.

Nambirajan, Kanthan, Subramanian Muralidharan, Aditya A. Roy, and S. Manonmani. 2018. “Residues of Diclofenac in Tissues of Vultures in India: A Post-Ban Scenario.” Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 74 (2): 292–97.

Iati, Marisa. 2020. “The Latest Trouble at the Border: Vultures Are Pooping All over a CBP Radio Tower.” The Washington Post, January, NA-NA.

Swan, Gerry E, Richard Cuthbert, Miguel Quevedo, Rhys E Green, Deborah J Pain, Paul Bartels, Andrew A Cunningham, et al. 2006. “Toxicity of Diclofenac to Gyps Vultures.” Biology Letters 2 (2): 279–82.

Cortés-Avizanda, Ainara, and Henrique Miguel Pereira. 2016. “Vulture Restaurants Cheat Ecosystems.” Nature 540 (7634): 525–525.

Burton, Adrian. 2014. “Vultures: A Future Foretold.” Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12 (8): 480–480.

De Gubernatis, Angelo. 1872. Zoological Mythology: Or, The Legends of Animals. Animal Studies: Law, Welfare and Rights. New York: Macmillan.

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