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Turkey Vulture

Birds in the Wild

Turkey Vulture standing on top of a wooden playground looking back

Vultures have a very keen sense of smell and feed mainly on animal carcasses, but will also eat small prey such as rodents, insects, lizards and smaller birds. When food is available they feed heavily, however they can go for days without if need be.

Turkey Vulture eating a possum

Turkey Vulture eating a dead opossum

Turkey Vulture walking away from a stalking cat

This cat is checking out what the turkey vulture is eating.

Three Turkey Vultures waiting on a wooden fence
Turkey Vultures standing on a Wooden 'Swing N Slide'
Turkey Vulture flying away.

Turkey Vulture flying away

Four Turkey Vultures in a tree.

Four Turkey Vultures in a tree

Birds in the Wild