Turkey Vulture


  • Large bird with long wingtips and tail
  • Wings are larger than many raptors except eagles and condors
  • Dark brown, featherless red head and pale bill
  • Majestic but unsteady fliers
  • They are seen huddled in groups around road kill
  • Habitat: Common around open areas, on road sides, suburbs, farm fields
  • Local Sightings: Rolling Hill Park