Celebrating vulture week, part II

Photo by Chris Bosak  A black vulture sits on a hill in Danbury, Conn., fall 2017.

Photo by Chris Bosak
A black vulture sits on a hill in Danbury, Conn., fall 2017.

Yesterday was the turkey vulture, today is the black vulture. From a distance they look pretty similar, but closer inspection reveals some differences — the most obvious being the color of the head. Black vultures are also a bit smaller.

Vulture fact of the day: Vultures have excellent sight and smell and can find a dead animal from as far as a mile away.

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