The first Saturday of September has been recognized as International Vulture Awareness Day. Here we have a Birdorable Turkey Vulture (top) in flight joined by a Black Vulture (left). Many vulture species are endangered. Threats vary and include habitat loss, changes in livestock management, persecution, and hunting. Secondary poisoning, especially from the hoofstock drug diclofenac, is a huge problem facing many of Asia's vultures.
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