From huge turkey vultures
to tiny hummingbirds - Cuba is home to the bee hummingbird, the smallest bird in the world - this is a dazzlingly diverse country.
(4) The values also differed from the mean isotope ratios reported in Virginia black vultures (Coragyps atratus; 0.8272), Virginia turkey vultures
(Cathartes aura; 0.8268),3 and postrelease California condors (Gymnogyps californianus; 0.8284)(4) all of which were attributed to lead ammunition.
Dodge presented Ferdinand the turkey vulture
first and asked the students if they could identify what type of bird he is.
Sayornis phoebe 1 Robin Turdus migratorius 2 Turkey vulture
Cathartes aura 4 House wren Troglodytes aedon 4 Downy woodpecker Picoides pubescens 6 Unknown Passerine 2 Mammals Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana 0 Northern short-tailed shrew Blarina brevicauda 2 Striped skunk Mephitis mephitis 0 Long-tailed weasel/stoat Mustela frenata/erminea 0 Fisher Martes pennanti 3 House cat Felis catus 1 Raccoon Procyon lotor 0 Deer mouse/white-footed mouse cf.
Nesting phenology, nest site selection, and reproductive success of the black and turkey vulture
Because of the lesser yellow-headed vulture's physical similarity to the turkey vulture
(Houston 1988), possible differences in mandible metrics were also investigated as it may relate to ecomorphological specialization in these two species.
Perch location Supplemental Shielded Control Total perch crossarm crossarm perches Species n Count % Count % Count % Count Ferruginous Hawk 2 7 24 0 0 22 76 29 Rough-legged Hawk 1 5 56 0 0 4 44 9 Red-tailed Hawk 10 130 67 6 3 59 30 195 Swainson's Hawk 3 26 65 4 10 10 25 40 Turkey Vulture
1 18 86 0 0 3 14 21 Total 17 186 63 10 3 98 33 294
(see 2.) tyrant flycatcher--ant, cat vinegaroon scorpion--gar, roo (kangaroo) western diamondback rattlesnake--tem, rat western swamp turtle--tem, tur
Depicted in cartoons as waiting patiently until something dies, turkey vultures
generally prefer their meals already sun-baked and rarely kill prey.
"Perhaps the black eagle or turkey vulture
." Please note that the animal and bird names are capitalized.
Miss Henke added: " The next thing he knew he was waking up on a bed of straw in his den." A TURKEY vulture
was on the loose last night after going missing from a sanctuary at Stonham Aspal, Suffolk.
Most of what became the guide to breeding in captivity was amassed by "proxy" since most species of new world vultures (like the common turkey vulture
) present similar behaviors.