Birds ’round Here: Turkey Vulture

The first Saturday in September is International Vulture Awareness Day, so my bird pick for this month is the Turkey Vulture. They are often mistakenly referred to as the Turkey Buzzard. They are also often frowned upon because of their gross habit of eating roadkill. I, however, appreciate their clean up efforts. Also, they prefer …

Birds of 2013: Week 35

Since yesterday was International Vulture Awareness Day, this week’s post will be about some of the vultures I’ve seen in the last year. Except on one special trip, the only vultures I see are turkey vultures.