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Turkey vulture

Turkey vulture

Marty’s photo of the day #2693: This turkey vulture was perched on a tall cactus, located on the Baja Peninsula of Mexico. Over approximately twenty minutes, I stealthily approached to get close enough for this shot.

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Marty’s photo of the day #2443: Turkey vulture, photographed on the Baja Peninsula of Mexico.

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Marty’s photo of the day #2141: Here’s a turkey vulture that I photographed while hiking in Mexico last year. If you look closely, you can see the sky through its nose.

Stalking the vulture

Stalking the vulture

Marty’s photo of the day #2078: One early morning, last December on the Baja Peninsula, I was out hiking with Chaco and Toby (two dogs that adopted me) across the desert. We spotted a turkey vulture in the distance, atop a cardón cactus. The vulture spotted us as well. And while I was approaching with […]

Stalking the vulture

Stalking the vulture

Marty’s photo of the day #2041: Here’s more from our early December Baja Peninsula adventure: Every morning my new best buddies, Chaco and Toby, joined me for a sunrise hike across the desert. This time we spotted a turkey vulture in the distance, atop a giant cardón cactus (the world’s tallest species of cactus). The […]

The turkey vulture and the big sneeze

The turkey vulture and the big sneeze

Marty’s photo of the day #1887: I photographed this turkey vulture Sunday night at Deb’s and my new secret spot. Funny story: Because we were in an area frequented by bears, and the huckleberries were at their peak, I was constantly on the lookout to make sure we didn’t surprise anyone. When I spotted the […]

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