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Buzzards

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Posted: Feb 9, 2019 1:29 PM
 

On my way to the grocery store this AM, there was a road kill I couldn't identify. It was partly on the road and two buzzards were enjoying breakfast. When a car approached, they ran to the side until it was safe to return. When I came back, another buzzard had joined them and they had pulled the road kill about 10 - 12 feet away from the road so they could enjoy their breakfast in peace.

I haven't seen many buzzards over the last several years and when I did see some, usually there were no more than five. When I was a kid we saw buzzards all the time. There was always a large number circling around, honing in on their target. My home town was in a farming community and there were lots of animals, both tame and wild, and when one died or got killed there was enough food for many buzzards. There are a large number of crows in the Clemson area and they get the small road kill. About 8 - 10 have taken up residence here at Clemson Downs. Maybe they are waiting on my demise.

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May they ALL die of starvation . . .

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Posted: Feb 9, 2019 6:38 PM
 

waiting for your demise!!!

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Posted: Feb 9, 2019 6:54 PM
 

Most of the vultures I see don't have enough sense to get the kill out of the road. They fly or run off a short distance then run back in time for another car to run them off again. I guess that is why you never see a fat buzzard!


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Posted: Feb 9, 2019 7:20 PM
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vpawva0vvjo&list=PL4NaUB9ggoMDw_BHHKHDDsPp58qu2_GUk


You don't have go to far outside of Clemson to see


Posted: Feb 9, 2019 7:46 PM
 

black buzzards or turkey vultures.


You've outlive what, 5 or 6 hundred generations of buzzards?

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Posted: Feb 10, 2019 10:49 AM
 

My money is on you, sir.

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Posted: Feb 10, 2019 1:05 PM
 

come down to south Florida, it is a paradise for birds of prey. See huge vultures daily, all kinds of hawks, and I see bald eagles about 5 times a year.

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Posted: Feb 10, 2019 1:54 PM
 

I lived in Belle Glade from Dec. 1951 - June 1955 before coming to Clemson. Saw lots of buzzards, eagles, alligators and even a panther.

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Oh, I thought you were talking about the buzzards waiting


Posted: Feb 10, 2019 1:15 PM
 

on whenever BB trips up so they can jump on him.

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