Date: 2/13/20 2:50 pm
From: Kent McFarland <kmcfarland...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Early Turkey Vulture?
It is a little on the early side, but not outrageous for modern times here.
Here is Vermont eBird data:
Would love to have the person share sightings on Vermont eBird or on the
Vermont Atlas of Life on iNaturalist at



Kent McFarland
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
802.649.1431 x201
Twitter: @kpmcfarland <>


On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 5:32 PM Jordan Spindel <jordan.spindel...>

> Hi,
> Just noticed that RSENR (UVM) posted a bunch of trail camera photos of
> visitors to a deer kill in Centennial Woods from the beginning of the month
> to their Instagram. One of the photos (taken on 2/2/20) clearly shows
> Turkey Vulture (with a raven) on the carcass. Would this bird be an early
> migrant or be overwintering? I've never seen one here in winter, but know
> further south they regularly overwinter in numbers.
> -Jordan Spindel
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