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Turkey Vulture

Cathartes aura

Description:

Large black and brown bird with gray flight feathers on the underside of the wings.

Habitat:

Flying overhead coastal scrub. "Vulture ranges from southern Canada to the southernmost tip of South America. It inhabits a variety of open and semi-open areas, including subtropical forests, shrublands, pastures, and deserts." - Wikipedia

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4 Comments

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ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 10 years ago

Ha! Not while I run this mission!! I like them too much!! ;-)

Thank you Christy. I didn't even think about them not being raptors :) If you change the mission, I will gladly remove this spotting.

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 10 years ago

Great capture Cindy! Although these guys are not true "raptors", I definitely have included them in the Raptor mission...I'd love your spotting in the mission! ;-)

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Dec 9, 2012
Submitted on Dec 29, 2012

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