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This bird (a Turkey Buzzard, I think) was one of 5 sitting on the roof
of the Clifty Inn above the Ohio River. There are about a dozen in the area.
They hunt in the forest below and the woods near the Inn.

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Guest 29-Mar-2012 12:21
Great capture!
Guest 23-Mar-2012 02:38
TV......good capture.. wonderful shot.
J. Scott Coile21-Mar-2012 19:28
Lots of "food" still left after the storms.
Cindi Smith21-Mar-2012 13:04
Yep, looks like a turkey buzzard.....leading the orchestra! :)
Ann...21-Mar-2012 11:13
My goodness I've never seen the like before. What an amazing shot.
Mieke WA Minkjan21-Mar-2012 07:23
what a great catch, sunbathing on the roof!
Frank Brault21-Mar-2012 02:49
A terrific catch. V
Sheila21-Mar-2012 02:12
Beautiful wingspan!
Jeff Lobaugh21-Mar-2012 01:12
They are quite large close up. Hope there wasn't a meal too nearby.
wernere0121-Mar-2012 00:04
Great catch. Looks like a huge bird. I thought it was an eagle.
Brenda20-Mar-2012 23:38
WOW! The only time I've seen a turkey vulture was when it was sitting on a deer carcass in my yard!
Janet Donnelly20-Mar-2012 23:38
Down here in Florida, when you see thses guys, there's usually something dead on the ground nearby. Stunning capture.
Guest 20-Mar-2012 23:33
Excellent Capture.
Barbara Heide20-Mar-2012 23:10
Stephanie20-Mar-2012 23:04
Yes it is a buzzard/vulture! We have them sit on our roof from time-to-time.
Excellent capture Carol! V
Guest 20-Mar-2012 22:11
I dont know what it is , but it is big!! Great capture Carol!
Laryl20-Mar-2012 21:54
yep a vulture I'd guess, they like to travel in groups.. what a mess they leave where they like to roost.. and an Inn isn't a good place for all that! great catch
Karen Stuebing20-Mar-2012 21:43
Great timing and catch. They have such large graceful wings and you've captured that here. V.
Eckhart Derschmidt20-Mar-2012 21:41
I think its a turkey vulture
Eckhart Derschmidt20-Mar-2012 21:38
Isn't that a vulture? Too big for a buzzard, I suppose... (Hope it's no bad omen for the Clify Inn!)
Great catch, anyway.
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