Bird news from Vietnam, from Vietnam's resident and visiting birders.
4 February 2012
Vulture found in Son La
According to news on local online newspaper, a "strange bird" was found the 20th January in Lọng Đán village (along Đà river reservoir) Chiềng Bằng commune, Quỳnh Nhai district, Sơn La province. Mr. Trai of Birdlife said this could be a White-rumped Vulture (juvenile) - currently classified as Critically Endangered.
It is said that the bird was found famished, but is now being fed with meat and vegetable, and villagers enjoy watching it.