|Common Name:||Vulture, Turkey|
|Scientific Name:||Cathartes aura |
|Area:||Woodson Bridge State Recreation Area, California|
|Date:||March 8, 2012|
Turkey Vultures have featherless heads which serve them well for feeding on carcasses. They are a common sight souring on their long wings, which have a 6 foot span.
Henderer Road, Elkton, Oregon - - - September 1, 2006
|Reference:||The Sibley Guide to Birds by Sibley / Western Birds by Peterson / Familiar Birds of the Northwest by Nehls||