Editor's Notebook

 

August 31, 2023

My grandfather told me "It's an ill wind that blows no good" And that concept appears to be true with the vultures migrating into this area each spring.

This year's drought has provided them with a feast. With ponds and streams drying up, the vultures have been enjoying a regular smorgasbord with the dead fish to supplement their normal road kill diet.

Officially vultures are an endangered species but judging from the number of birds I've been seeing this year, they certainly aren't on the local endangered species list.

Vultures are nature's vacuum cleaner. They dispose of dead animal carcasse...



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