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They were taking some sun every morning at the campsite. With those big nostrils they can smell the scent of a dead animal from a very large distance. They are widespread at the American continent and can be found from the most southern point of South America all the way up to Canada.
Spotted on Mar 18, 2014
Submitted on Sep 28, 2014
and 20 other people favorited this spotting
Thank you Jardel!
Amazing, beautiful spotting.
Thank you Bhagya and Ashley! I agree Ashley, vultures in general are beautiful animals :)
love this bald beauty... nice capture Peter... Congrats,,,,
Beautiful portrait of what is often considered an ugly bird, Pieter! I think they're pretty still :)
Oh waw! Thank you Yasser for the nomination!!! And thank you so much Luis,Antonio, Alekzander, Mark, Marta, Dilan, Leuba and James!!!
What a face ! Congratulations, Pieter - great photos and information !!
Congrats Pieter!!Nice spotting!!
Proficiat! Very nice vulture, Pieter! :-)
Congratulations Pieter. This one really needs a hat in that Peruvian sun. Great spotting.
Pieter, congrats! This noble turkey vulture has earned you Spotting of the Day. Thanks for the great photo submissions and we look forward to seeing many more from you!
Great capture Pieter,gorgeous,congrats and thanks for sharing