Archive for April 21st, 2011

Look Alive!

You know how, in those old cartoons, whenever the vultures started landing in nearby trees, that was an indication of trouble ahead for the hero?

Turkey Vulture in pine tree

Turkey Vulture in pine tree

The local Turkey Vulture flock has a roost a few miles away and they’re often seen circling in the thermals overhead.

A few years ago I encountered one dismantling a squirrel flapjack on the road:

Vulture dismantling squirrel

Vulture dismantling squirrel

It’s an ugly job, but somebody’s got to do it…

 

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