Re: [Mendobirds] Turkey Vulture Copulation or Gay Deceiver
- That's an incredible picture, birdman. Such detail & facial expression!
My *Birder's Handbook* indicates that Turkey Vultures are Monogamous,
however - like all good American birds should be. But even more worrisome;
as I look closer at your picture, I'm wondering... are you *sure* that
"female" is *really* a female?
On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 9:29 PM, birdmanofthewoods3 <
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> While at the Coast Botanical Gardens yesterday I observed a TURKEY VULTURE
> female mating with multiple males. I hadn't realized that TV's were
> polyandrous. This also might mean that they are nesting nearby in the
> Botanical Gardens (cliffs?). If you really want to see what TV's look like
> when they mate, I have posted a picture here: