Muuuh Wildlife Photography

Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

A large bird, common around Montreal, and a scavenger feeding almost exclusively on carrion. Viewed against the sky, the bird appears black but in fact the bird is dark-brown and the bottom of the wings are light brown.

Observations by Season

Number of times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting nature parks nearby.

SpringSummerFallWinter
Identifications 5 8 0 0

A species is registered only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking to learn more about how we determine identifications and log observations in the field.

Photos of Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) flying over the head.

Belvédère Outremont - 2019-07-14

NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/2000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 220;

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

Bromont - 2017-07-23

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f6.3; Iso 280;

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