[Tweeters] Turkey Vultures on Whidbey Island Oct 8

Janeanne Houston janeannesoprano at comcast.net
Sun Oct 9 16:44:53 PDT 2011

Hi, We just saw a flock of 30 or so fly south over our house in West
Seattle. Wow! Amazing! I just checked Tweeters to see if I was losing my
mind! That would have been a flock of 30 or so around 4:30 p.m. on October

Janeanne Houston
West Seattle, near Lincoln Park

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> Of MartIn Muller

> Sent: Sunday, October 09, 2011 1:16 PM

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> Subject: [Tweeters] Turkey Vultures on Whidbey Island Oct 8


> Greetings tweeters,


> A friend who lives on Whidbey Island called last night to

> tell me about seeing "several" groups of 20-50 Turkey

> Vultures near Midland, around 1 PM on sunny Saturday.

> Around 2 PM when she arrived near her home (southeast of

> Useless Bay on Whidbey I.) she noticed another kettle of 20-30 birds.


> She didn't watch long enough to determine if they were

> circling up and peeling off to the south (my question to

> her), but she did say that with her binoculars she could tell

> that none of the "faces" she saw had the red of the adults.

> In other words a lot of young of the year.



> Martin Muller, Seattle, WA

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