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Old 04-14-2021, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Green Valley, AZ
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Not what everyone wants to see, but you do get a good look at some Turkey Vultures!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEVJST7bBZA
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Old Yesterday, 03:33 PM
 
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I love rabbits, which made me hesitant to watch this. But glad I did because I've never observed turkey vultures up close. There really is a pecking order -- the dominant one gets a solo meal while the other two patiently wait (except for the one sneaking a bite). And seeing the huge wing span when the one stretches out his wings. Interesting, Bart, thank you!
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Old Today, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Green Valley, AZ
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I love rabbits, which made me hesitant to watch this. But glad I did because I've never observed turkey vultures up close. There really is a pecking order -- the dominant one gets a solo meal while the other two patiently wait (except for the one sneaking a bite). And seeing the huge wing span when the one stretches out his wings. Interesting, Bart, thank you!
I love rabbits too wildflowers27, and I wish it were otherwise, but for some things to live (including humans), other things have to die. This little rabbit had been dead for a couple of days before the turkey vultures found it. I had seen it in the road a couple of mornings before, and I knew that most likely, it would not go to waste. Did you know that the turkey vulture has a well developed sense of smell which is unusual among birds? Everything has it's place and role in the grand design!!!
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Old Today, 10:20 AM
 
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we see them some times, a pack of 8-10?sometimes we find one or two perched on our chimneys,wonder what they know that we should know?
one lady went for a walk and pick up some feather during a turkey fight,she tied it with some ribbon and beads and sold it on Ebay for $6.95
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