Turkey Vultures in the fog – they look rather ominous!

Bob Harrison came across these two Turkey Vultures with their wings extended along old Highway One near Westport. Fog shrouded the air.

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Turkey Vultures extend their wings to dry them in the sun, and to have the sun burn off any microbes from the carrion they eat. I suppose some rays must penetrate the fog. It's a startling sighting, to be sure!

Thanks to Bob for allowing me to share his photo with you here. We are waiting for another welcome rainstorm tonight.

 

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