|Black Vulture on eggs|
The most dramatic has been the return of the Black Vulture family. I first saw them close up in March when I drove within six feet of a pair sitting on the corral fence. They didn't budge when I stopped, suggesting that they were the ones that became acclimatized to us during their nesting last year in the old barn.
|Black Vulture Babies- Day 1|
On May 1 the chicks first appeared, cute fuzzy little balls that are sure to elicit a response of "awhhh." Unlike the bluebird and chickadee babies in bluebird boxes who lay still with their eyes shut for the first few days, vultures are born with their eyes open and their feet moving. They still aren't a ball of energy yet, their main tricks are limited to turning their head and a little wiggling.