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WOW! Those are the closest up pictures I've ever seen! Quite remarkable. What is it a carcass of? Do you know? ~karen
KaHolly,Digital zoom is a wondrous thing! ;) The carcass is from a white-tailed deer.
Wonderful pictures Swampy. I've been trying to an action shot of a vulture for years. They are so wary of humans and quick to flight. I did find one once in a hollow tree sitting on eggs and she vomited at me....UGH. The vultures won't be back in our area until the middle of March. I always look forward to their return, for me it symbolizes the return of spring.
MObugs,Vulture vomit is an effective deterrent ;) For us, spring arrives when the first yellow-throated warblers show up.
Never had a vulture throw-up at me, nor would I want too, ugh! A disgusting but very necessary bird. I will stick to my Alder catkins as the harbinger of spring, LOL! Great shots though. : )
Very cool vultures. I came upon a group of TVs once quite unexpectedly - I don't know who was more surprised, them or me. They sidled away from me and eventually flew off.
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