Date: 9/24/19 5:00 pm
From: Nicholas Mrvelj <nickmrvelj...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Turkey Vulture Movements
Hah - my neighbors already probably think I’m a weirdo for walking around
the block with binoculars pointed at the sky. Imagine what they’d think
seeing me chuck a few dead squirrels on the roof? I ponder the outcome of
hearing a testimonial of such behavior attracting the likes of a juicy
rarity, though. An idle jest no more methinks.


PS. No Zone-tailed Hawks nor Black Vultures....yet, at least. ;-)

On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 4:23 PM Bob Archer <rabican1...> wrote:

> Holy cow, what do you have in your yard to attract 60 vultures?
> Hopefully you did not follow AC’s brilliant advice from a few yrs ago
> about throwing dead opossum on your roof to attract them?
> Staying clear of Nick’s Place in PDX
> Bob Archer
> > On Sep 24, 2019, at 4:09 PM, Nicholas Mrvelj <nickmrvelj...>
> wrote:
> >
> > Birders,
> >
> > In the past hour, I’ve had three separate kettles of 20+ Turkey Vultures
> gathering, soaring, circling, and eventually departing southward en masse
> from my North Portland yard. It’s been fun to watch and I’d be curious to
> hear what others have been seeing today.
> >
> > Best,
> > -Nick Mrvelj (PDX)
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