Chicken size predator bird

by Fred
(Ashland, VA 23005 USA)

This one is the size of a full grown rooster. I thought what it was until it tuned and I saw the head profile. Hunting around on the ground just like a chicken.

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Jan 26, 2016
It's a black turkey vulture NEW
by: jeff

We even have them on Long Island.

Sep 17, 2015
Big Bird
by: Judy-Seattle

Hi Fred, I think your visitor is some kind of vulture. We have turkey vultures in the Northwest, but I don't know what lives on the East coast.

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