Turkey Vulture

Cathartes aura Order: Accipitriformes Family: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Cathartes aura Order: Accipitriformes Family: Cathartidae (New World Vultures)

Ethereally lovely in flight, the Turkey Vulture is designed for practical life as a scavenger, the bald head easy to clean off if it gets gooped up after the bird feasts on putrescent meat.

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