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The turkey vulture (Cathartes aura), also known in some North American regions as the turkey buzzard (or just buzzard), and in some areas of the Caribbean as the John crow orcarrion crow, is the most widespread of the New World vultures.[3] One of three species in the genus Cathartes, in the family Cathartidae, the turkey […]

Today I was working on a Wildlife gallery and stumbled on this image that I really liked. This was shot in March of 2006 in lovely Sarasota Florida on Sarasota Bay at sunrise. I will tell a little technical stuff about the shot.The image was taken with a Nikon D70 and a 70-200mm lens with […]

“Most gulls don’t bother to learn more than the simplest facts of flight – how to get from shore to food and back again. For most gulls, it is not flying that matters, but eating.” When he discovers the technique of flying : “How much more there is now to living! Instead of our drab […]

The Political Cardinal The Cardinal was chosen as the state bird for these seven states: Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina, Indiana, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia. According to the Illinois State Museum, In 1928 an election was held between five birds for the honor of being named “State Bird of Illinois”. The Macomb Branch of the […]

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