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Friday Falconiform #1

November 27, 2009

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Cathartidae / Cathartes aura / Turkey Vulture

This seemed a apt way to start the series.

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  1. Wes
    November 27, 2009 at 11:02 pm

    Ironically, it tastes like chicken.

  2. Doc Bill
    November 28, 2009 at 10:25 am

    A graceful flyer. I’ve watched juvenile turkey vultures play “tag” in the sky and it’s an amazing sight.

  3. November 28, 2009 at 6:22 pm

    You left out the story of how turkey vultures return to Hinkley Lake (Ohio) every March 15th, much like their more famous (and likeable) kin do in Capistrano.

  4. December 6, 2009 at 10:01 am

    The most noble and plentiful North American vulture, this fabulous bird inhabits an essential niche in our ecosystem. We at “The Gods Are Bored” have rarely seen a finer photograph of the Sacred Thunderbird.

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