Lappet faced vultures are the biggest vultures on a kill in the African plains and we found this dead wildebeest covered in vultures early in the morning in the Masai Mara, during the migration. When the Lappet Faced came, it fought the smaller species in order to gain access to the carcass.
Nikon D700, Sigma 150-500mm OS at 450mm, F6.3, 1/1250s, ISO 640, handheld.
Location: Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Photographer: Arnaud Germain