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Saturday, November 24, 2018

LESSER YELLOW-HEADED VULTURE (SAVANNA VULTURE) IN FLIGHT, RIO LAGARTOS BIOSPHERE RESERVE,YUCATAN,MEXICO, 11/3/2018

   We can ID this raptor as a Lesser Yellow-Headed Vulture (also known as the Savanna Vulture) as follows:
  • Pale orange head and neck with darker crown
  • Brownish-belack body plumage
  • Thick, rounded bill, hooked at end
       The Lesser Yellow-Headed Vulture is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 811.