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Bird Identification

6 Simple Steps to tell a Turkey Vulture from a Black Vulture

Black Vulture and Turkey Vultures are relatively common and similar in appearance. A common question is how to tell the Black Vulture from the Turkey Vulture? In this article, I list 6 simple steps to identify these two vultures apart with certainty. First, start by determining if both the Black Vulture and the Turkey Vulture

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Birds

A Peek at the Private Family Life of the Black Vulture

cuatrok77/Flickr/CC by 2.0 As common as it is, there is not much information about the family life or breeding biology of the Black Vulture a.k.a. American Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus). Black Vulture’s nests, eggs, and chicks are well known, but most of this information comes from a relatively small number of nests. Black Vultures have

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Birds

Vultures in North, Central, and South America

Photo: Raul Vega.  This article is about the biology, ecology, natural history, and conservation of vultures in North, Central, and South America. These include Greater Yellow-headed Vulture, Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture, Turkey Vulture, American Black Vulture, King Vulture, Andean Condor, and California Condor. Table of Content Vultures in North, Central, and South America Food and Feeding

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