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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
YOUNG TURKEY VULTURE PERCHED IN A TREE

I spotted this young Turkey Vulture perched in a tree while the adult vultures rode the currents above us. I particularly loved the autumn colored backdrop as he sat proudly on the branch of the tree.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2013
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: MONTICELLO, New York, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
Copyright: © BARBARA HEITZ