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Turkey Vulture

Cathartes aura

Description:

A large bird with dark brown feathers and a featherless, red head.

Habitat:

Found on a roost tree with another turkey vulture and a black vulture.

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2 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 9 years ago

The other bird in the last two photos is a Black Vulture, the other species of vulture in North America. It is common for them to hang out and roost together.

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 9 years ago

Nice series.. Is this a male and female on the 3rd and 4th picture?

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

Texas, USA

Spotted on May 20, 2013
Submitted on May 26, 2013

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