The Migrating Turkey Vultures Are Back   1 comment

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Turkey Vulture (1 of 1)-19 blogImages by kenne

This time of year the migrating turkey vultures come gliding and circling in each afternoon from the north landing in the large trees along the Tanque Verde Wash. Our home is about 100 yards up from the wash, so it’s easy to watch for migrating birds. The next morning like clockwork, they start circling up around 9:00 am continuing their return to Mexico.

— kenne

One response to “The Migrating Turkey Vultures Are Back

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  1. Have you featured both a turkey vulture and a black vulture here? Quite incredible to watch them in flight. I just read that turkey vultures can lower their nighttime temperature by about 6C becoming slightly hypothermic.

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