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Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) discovered by Lessa (#692)

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Sighting Info

Observed: November 6, 2011 @ 12:00 PM
Posted on: November 6, 2011 @ 7:44 PM (diff: 0 days)
Seen flying right above my car as I was driving east on Elizabeth Ave. (so no picture). It was very low (so low that it defecated on my windshield!) and had a bald head so I was shocked to see a vulture. I grew up in southern Ontario so I know turkey vulture well - this had a greyish head but it was definitely a vulture. I looked it up in NA Birds and it seems it was likely a black vulture which is normally found in the SE United States.

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