The Turkey Vulture: A Soaring Scavenger

Recorded at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Visitor Center, presenters Mike Mossmanm, a reitred Wisconsin DNR wildlife ecologist and Lisa Hartman, wildlife educator, discuss turkey vultures as well as introduce a live, non-releasable turkey vulture: Uncle Buzie. The turkey vulture is a tough species that enjoys the largest breeding range of any bird in North America, thanks to fascinating adaptations that allow it to thrive in almost every habitat from forest to coast, farland, desert, and city. How they do that is a fascinating lesson in natural history and the interrelationship between lifestyle, anatomy, physiology, and behavior. ‚Äč

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