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A Visit from a Vulture

Recently a young Turkey Vulture (cathartes aura) has become a frequent visitor in the yard of a Gabriola Island couple. Not knowing the sex, they call it Vic the Vulture – for either Victor or Victoria. Vic usually comes around … Continue reading

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Vulture Awareness Day

This is the second International Vulture Awareness Day. Although most people are unaware of it, Canada does have a resident vulture species, highly deserving of a feature on this blog. Turkey vultures Cathartes aura have been expanding their range northward … Continue reading

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Hug A Vulture Today

Sept 5 is the first International Vulture Awareness Day. What does that have to do with birdwatching in Canada, you ask? Although most people are unaware of it, Canada does have a resident vulture species. Turkey vultures have been expanding … Continue reading

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