Tagging Turkey Vultures

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Tagging Turkey Vultures

Post by rpecora » September 30th, 2016, 3:59 pm

I just saw a turkey vulture with a tag fly over my home. Is there a study going on with them in Socal?

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Re: Tagging Turkey Vultures

Post by VICtort » October 29th, 2016, 9:24 pm

I am curious to hear...condors often have tags, and eagles in the Channel Islands too.

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Re: Tagging Turkey Vultures

Post by Brian Hubbs » October 30th, 2016, 8:33 pm

did you get a pic?

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Re: Tagging Turkey Vultures

Post by rpecora » November 3rd, 2016, 4:10 pm

No Brian. Wasn't ready for it. All I can tell you is that it was a white tag on the right wing about 1/3 from the body seemingly like a clip (kinda large, large enough to see anyway) on the leading edge of the wing. It was definitely a TV not a CC. I did some checking online and there are plenty of pictures of tagged TV's. So, it doesn't seem to be anything out of the ordinary I suppose.

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Re: Tagging Turkey Vultures

Post by Brian Hubbs » November 5th, 2016, 4:01 pm

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Re: Tagging Turkey Vultures

Post by craigb » November 6th, 2016, 8:54 am

Are you talking to me??
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