Turkey vulture

Discussion in 'Nature' started by texascbx, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. texascbx

    texascbx Mu-43 Veteran Charter Member

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    Dec 30, 2009
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    At my house today when I saw these big birds flying around and got close enough to get a couple of pics of this unsavory looking character.

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  2. texascbx

    texascbx Mu-43 Veteran Charter Member

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    Dec 30, 2009
    Texas
    As a side note, my dog flipped out when one of these birds flew a little too close to her and jerked the leash right out of my hand. I was shooting these one handed as the other hand had her leash. I had to put my camera down in the weeds so I could climb over about four fences that she just ran through like it was nothing. I finally caught her and retrieved my camera after the chase. So I guess she was chasing the vulture and I was chasing the dog.:rofl:
     
  3. BBW

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  4. hodad66

    hodad66 Mu-43 Top Veteran Charter Member

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    Jan 27, 2010
    Indialantic, Florida
    They do "clean up" around here too....... :biggrin:

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  5. bilzmale

    bilzmale Mu-43 All-Pro

    Ugly bird - not so ugly shots. Well done.
     
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  6. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro Charter Member

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city