Something (grass? wire? string?) caught on its leg, trailing behind it.
Something ribbon-like is caught on one of the legs of this vulture.
21 Oct 2014.
Cape May Point State Park, Cape May Co, NJ.
Big kettles circled over the hawk watch, often containing other raptors as well.
was interesting to watch the Brown Pelican watching the Turkey Vulture picking up the scraps fisher people had left
Not a great picture, but it was just so funny that the birds in the cemetery were Turkey Vulture and American Crow - rather Halloween-themed!
The Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), also known in some North American regions as the turkey buzzard (or just buzzard), and in some areas of the Caribbean as the John crow or carrion crow, is the most widespread of the New World vultures. One of three species in the genus Cathartes, in the family Cathartidae, the Turkey Vulture ranges from southern Canada to the southernmost tip of South America. It inhabits a variety of open and semi-open...