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Large bird, red head, eating roadkill. Middle of the road, stopping traffic. Significant wingspan. It stood about 18 inches high. I’m pretty certain it’s a turkey buzzard. [blurry .mov file]

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  1. By Dan Ezekiel
    June 9, 2011 at 6:52 pm | permalink

    Official common name: Turkey Vulture

  2. By George Hammond
    June 10, 2011 at 1:37 pm | permalink

    Turkey vultures are known to breed in the county. They tend to use large stumps in isolated woods. More info on the species: [link] [link]