Sunday, December 14, 2014

Turkey Vulture Sunbathing to Clean Wings

Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture Basking in the Afternoon Sun

Turkey Vulture at Cape Canaveral National Seashore, Florida seeing to personal hygiene, contrary to common belief they are very fastidious about their appearance. Exposing the vast expanse of their 5-6 foot wingspan to the strong afternoon sun helps to reduce bacteria and small pests and keeps them looking good!