Raptors - Ryan Taylor
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Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

Vultures are now considered to be not raptors as they do not hunt for their own food and rather opt for roadkill or carrion. This one is perched just a few feet away from the camera, keeping distance on a tall tree.

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