Wednesday, April 15, 2015
THE LAST ONE STANDING IN THE BUZZARD SUN TREE!
Today we are looking at the last red headed buzzard. All the rest have taken off on their spring migration. I suspect this one is Lucy's mate. Lucy is a female Black Vulture who has a nest under this buzzard tree. Old Red (pictured), is a Turkey Buzzard (or Turkey Vulture). These 2 separate species have cross-mated in this herd that overwinters at Kates Cabin. I am looking forward to seeing the baby! Anyway, the buzzard sun tree was a huge oak that died years ago. I found some photos from 4 years back of the sun tree and buzzards in their full glory! Enjoy!
How the buzzard sun tree looks today
Link to G+ Photo Album:
Old Red (Male)
From Four Years Ago:
1 12 2011 Link:https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/117645114459863049265/albums/5663918031022878161
(Google had some cool editing toys back in the day)
Nov 29, 2011
The Red Heads in the Buzzard Sun Tree (same tree)
This is what the Buzzard Tree looked like before it lost most of its branches
All trees die, but some live for along time. Enjoy your Trees!
...this is brendasue signing off from Rainbow Creek. See you next time!