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A Resting Turkey Vulture I thought I was hidden well enough but this fellow has obviously spotted me.   Canada,Cathartes aura,Geotagged,Summer,Turkey Vulture Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

A Resting Turkey Vulture

I thought I was hidden well enough but this fellow has obviously spotted me.

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The Turkey vulture is the most widespread of the New World vultures. One of three species in the genus ''Cathartes'' of the family Cathartidae, the turkey vulture ranges from southern Canada to the southernmost tip of South America. It inhabits a variety of open and semi-open areas, including subtropical forests, shrublands, pastures, and deserts.

Similar species: New World Vultures
Species identified by gary fast
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Uploaded Jul 19, 2019. Captured Jul 19, 2019 11:17 in 324 Whaletown Rd, Whaletown, BC V0P 1Z0, Canada.
  • E-M5MarkII
  • f/8.0
  • 1/800s
  • ISO1000
  • 300mm