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Birds of North America, Vagrant Visitors, Introduced Birds and Possibilities

Vultures

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Lives, Habitats & Pictures of the Vultures


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Black Vuture

There are two types of vultures in North America, the ever expanding Turkey Vulture which is showing up farther north into Canada every year. This bird is seen right across the USA. Then there is the Black Vulture which lives in the southeeastern states and into Mexico.

The Turkey Vulture is able to find carrion with its eyesight or with its sense of smell, unlike the Black Vulture who is able to find its food only visually.

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References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society


Classic Collection of North American Birds

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