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Natural tree ornaments

A sizable group of buzzards festooned a few trees in the park, creating their own ‘Nightmare-Before-Christmas’-style decorations. I think these were all Black vultures (Coragyps atratus), but there may have been some Turkey vultures among them.

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Bald-faced flyers

From this angle at least, these two Turkey vultures (Cathartes aura) look like they’re chummily nuzzling up to each other. From a more surreal standpoint, they combine to form a giant handlebar mustache floating just above the field in a … Continue reading

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