Length: 25-30 in Wingspan: 65-70 in Weight: 4-5 lbs
Large black bird with reddish head and light bill. In flight, demonstrates characteristic “V” shape with wings and flies in a slightly rocking pattern.
Range map by Neotropical Birds
Turkey Vultures have one of the keenest senses of smell in the bird world, allowing them to detect the aroma of rotting carrion from over a mile away.
Make your own bird cookies!
I love turkey vultures! The nature center I work at has an injured one we care for and use as an education bird. They are so intelligent! This project is very cool. I’m enjoying your creativity.