Date: 2/28/18 2:03 pm From: JAMES SPEICHER <jugornought...> Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Fwd: vultures - hint don't look in trees
> From: Aubin Maynard <amaynard...><mailto:<amaynard...>> > Date: February 28, 2018 at 4:19:14 PM EST
> Question for you. Do you know if vultures nest anywhere in the Anacostia
> Watershed? I see them everywhere, but never seen them nesting.
American vultures DO NOT nest in trees. They lay their eggs on the
ground, in caves, hollow logs or other cavelike structures. Sometimes
the nest (which doesn’t appear nestlike at all) will be a simple dip,
scratched into the ground, seemingly out in the open.
Page is worth a visit just to check out the LOGO...
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