Birdorable American Black Vulture

Baby Birdorable: American Black Vulture

August 30th, 2012 in Baby Birds, Vultures 9 comments

If you think our Birdorable birds are cute as adults, what about when they are babies? Below are some baby photos (shared via Flickr Creative Commons) of the American Black Vulture. Black Vultures do not build nests. Eggs are usually laid in a scrape-type location, which may be an exposed tree trunk, a cave, or an abandoned building. The typical clutch size is two eggs. Both parent birds share equally in incubation duties; incubation lasts up to 39 days. The first photo below shows an adult bird sitting on a nest in an abandoned building-type habitat.

She always allows me within  her den.
She always allows me within her den. by rebonnett | Black Vulture on nest
black vulture chick
black vulture chick by dancingrabbit
black vulture chick
black vulture chick by dancingrabbit
Black Vulture Chick
Black Vulture Chick by Rich Anderson

Pretty cute, right? You can have a look at all of our cute vultures, including the American Black Vulture, on our brand new Birdorable Vultures Page!