Turkey Vulture

Enjoying the Sunshine

December 11, 2012 - On the day that Michael and I hiked out Shiloh Marsh Road to photograph the Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher, we came across this Turkey Vulture sunning himself.... Read more

Tiny Stilts and Willets at Merritt Island NWR

June 12, 2011 - When I came across the Turkey Vulture pouncing on a dead fish on the side of the road, I heard Herman's voice in my head:  "I like the vultures the best.  They are so pretty in their own way.  And very clean, despite their bad reputation."  This bird was literally…... Read more

Look out below!

March 9, 2011 - The goldfinches this weekend weren't thrilled with this Turkey Vulture flying overhead.  Every time the vulture swooped down, the goldfinches spooked and flew off.... Turkey Vulture... Read more

Turkey Vulture

Chased by an Otter at the Circle B Bar Reserve

December 4, 2010 - Little Blue Heron I was surprised to find this Turkey Vulture just standing quietly on the ground, poking at some flowers.... Turkey Vulture The water levels along Alligator Alley are disturbingly low (just like the rest of Circle B).... Species list: Anhinga, American Bittern, American Coot, American Goldfinch, Belted Kingfisher,…... Read more

Turkey Vulture

Skies Filled with Birds at the Circle B Bar Reserve

November 28, 2010 - Double-Crested Cormorant As I was leaving, this Turkey Vulture flew over Heron Hideout and dared me not to take his picture.... Turkey Vulture Species list: Anhinga, American Coot, American Goldfinch, American Robin (FOS), Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Black Vulture, Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher, Blue-Winged Teal, Boat-Tailed Grackle, Cardinal, Caspian…... Read more