Birdorable Turkey Vulture

Baby Birdorable: Turkey Vulture

March 26th, 2010 in Baby Birds, Vultures 13 comments

If you think our Birdorable birds are cute as adults, what about when they are babies? Here are some baby photos (shared via Flickr & Wikipedia) of the Turkey Vulture. Yes, Turkey Vultures are amazing creatures and even cute, especially as white down-covered babies. Both Turkey Vulture parents incubate the eggs. Both also care for the chicks, which are altricial at the time of hatching, which means they are helpless and cannot care for themselves.

Turkey Vulture Chicks
Turkey Vulture Chicks by rebonnett
vulture chick 13July08
vulture chick 13July08 by whiteoakart
Bumble 03Aug08 close
Bumble 03Aug08 close by whiteoakart
vulture2 10 Aug 08
vulture2 10 Aug 08 by whiteoakart

Pretty cute, right? Be sure to check out our (adult) Birdorable Turkey Vulture gear!