Monday, September 21, 2015

Turkey Vultures are migrating

We saw about 8 different groups of 20 turkey vultures circling over Amboy on our way to breakfast yesterday. We saw a group of about 80, with about 20 in the trees below, near FiLoxSee. It's a pleasure to behold!

Photo courtesy of Benjamin Gould
You can distinguish the vultures from ravens and hawks because the bottom half of their wing is white, and they're so damned big!

1 comment:

  1. I saw one just early this morning gliding up high over my home. Magnificent birds in flight to watch! Later, on my morning jog I saw a bunch of them off in the distance circling around something; maybe a dead jackrabbit.