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Bird Identification: CLOSED: What is this monster black bird? It was huge

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shihtzumom
Pearisburg, VA
(Zone 7a)

April 5, 2012
11:25 AM

Post #9070847

This massive bird has white on the tips of the wings, top side. Odd whiteish color around eyes and white legs. We thought it was a buzzard but the pictures I found didn't seem to match this bird.
Kathy

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jjsvt
Saint Albans, VT
(Zone 4a)

April 5, 2012
12:08 PM

Post #9070879

According to http://www.whatbird.com it is a Black Vulture common only to the eastern and parts of southern US.

Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

April 5, 2012
2:54 PM

Post #9071006

American Black Vulture

Resin
shihtzumom
Pearisburg, VA
(Zone 7a)

April 6, 2012
12:09 PM

Post #9072032

Thanks! It's huge and much larger than a buzzard. I had to google to see the difference in the 2.
Kathy

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