Tag: turkey vulture

Veracruz: River of Raptors Runs Through It

Written by | November 17th, 2009

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I recently returned from my near annual pilgrimage to Veracruz, Mexico, to see the fall hawk migration at the biggest hawk migration site in the world. The area on the Gulf Coast of Mexico near Veracruz City has become well known in recent years for its astounding hawk migration, a phenomenon that has become known […]

International Vulture Awareness Day: Who Knew?

Written by | September 4th, 2009

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I just learned, courtesy of my local newspaper, that tomorrow (September 5, 2009) is International Vulture Awareness Day!  Consider celebrating by stocking your feeders with carrion (which reminds me of several bad jokes, but I’ll put those at the end), cruising your local highways for road kill (aka, vulture food), or just getting out and observing […]

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