Date: 11/20/18 6:57 pm
From: Richard Guthrie <richardpguthrie...>
Subject: Re: [MASSBIRD] Blue Hills Black Vulture
Experience with other outdoor facilities has it that the numbers of Black Vultures will increase rapidly to the point where they become a nuisance. They are very bold and intimidating to the point where staff and visitors may feel uncomfortable.

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> On Nov 20, 2018, at 7:22 PM, Stuart Walker <stuarttwalker...> wrote:
>
> There was one Black Vulture present at the Mass Audubon Trailside Museum at the Blue Hills at the Milton/Canton line at 3:30 this afternoon (11/20). It was sitting low, just above the Bald Eagle cage, and was very tolerant of my close presence.
> The light was fading, but I was able to appreciate the dark density of its black plumage compared to the several TUVUs roosting nearby, and its dark gray wrinkled facial skin.
>
> Stuart Walker
> Jamaica Plain, MA

 
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