[Tweeters] Turkey Vulture Question

Dennis and Julia O'Connor djoc at charter.net
Fri Apr 10 09:08:57 PDT 2009


Here in the Okanogan over that last week I have seen two different
turkey vultures (one on the way to Twisp on Monday and one along
Highway 97 by Okanogan--yesterday) that were perched atop telephone
poles--standing with wings spread wide for several minutes-(they were
not taking off, not landing, not flapping,--they just appeared to be
sun bathing). Is this part of a mating display? Are they simply
warming their bones?

Just curious--

Julia O'Connor



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