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clarindagirl

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2021, 05:35:00 PM »


Great pics, clarinda!  I can't wait to see baby TV's!  I have never seen them before.
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It was an exceptional experience.  They are spending lots of time together, hopefully eggs on the way.

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2021, 05:42:54 PM »

April 16, 2021, Friday, 4:00 to 5:00 pm --  2 Turkey Vultures --  Marshall MO

A turkey vulture pair was in the loft for approximately an hour, last one left 5:09pm. It was a gentle rainy period.  Again vocalizing in corner nest for most of the time, out of sight.


Great pics, clarinda!  I can't wait to see baby TV's!  I have never seen them before.
They are spending lots of time together, hopefully eggs will follow.

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #17 on: April 16, 2021, 05:57:53 PM »

April 16, 2021, Friday, 4:00 to 5:00 pm --  2 Turkey Vultures --  Marshall MO

A turkey vulture pair was in the loft for approximately an hour, last one left 5:09pm. It was a gentle rainy period.  Again vocalizing in corner nest for most of the time, out of sight.


Great pics, clarinda!  I can't wait to see baby TV's!  I have never seen them before.
They are spending lots of time together, hopefully eggs will follow.

Will be looking forward to seeing your pics.

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #18 on: April 17, 2021, 03:13:25 PM »

April 17, 2021, Saturday afternoon -- TV Pair  --  Marshall,MO

The Pair spent about an hour in the loft, guessing after 1:00pm to 2:00pm.  One seems to be luring the second to the nest, the second seems reluctant to go there.  Time together in next proper was off screen.

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2021, 12:40:37 PM »

April 18, 2021, Sunday, 12:01-12:33pm -- 2 Turkey Vultures --  Marshall,MO

Short early afternoon visit.
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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2021, 01:01:46 PM »

April 18, 2021, Sunday, 12:01-12:33pm -- 2 Turkey Vultures --  Marshall,MO

Short early afternoon visit.


Great pic of both together!

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2021, 07:46:25 PM »

April 18, 2021, Sunday, late afternoon evening --  TV in Nest  --  Marshall, MO

Two TVs returned and one has remained in the nest area.  I do believe she is asleep for the evening.  Does anyone know if they stayed there at night before?
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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #22 on: April 19, 2021, 07:52:45 AM »

April 19, 2021, Monday, 7:50am --  We have an egg! --  Marshall

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #23 on: April 19, 2021, 10:34:49 AM »

April 19, 2021, Monday, 7:50am --  We have an egg! --  Marshall

Wow, that was fast! 

Congrats to the TV's on their egg!

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #24 on: April 20, 2021, 10:20:38 AM »

April 20,2021 - Tuesday --  Turkey Vulture Egg, Day 2 --  Marshall MO

Mom has returned this morning after leaving egg over night.  Last night was cold and snowy in Missouri.  Both parents in nest (10:36am). Mom with head tucked in for the night. (8:28pm)
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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #25 on: April 22, 2021, 11:08:20 AM »

April 22, 2021, Thursday, 11:03a --  Two Eggs  --  Marshall, Mo

EARTH DAY GIFT - another egg is in the nest.  Not sure of time.

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #26 on: April 22, 2021, 11:25:25 AM »

April 22, 2021, Thursday, 11:03a --  Two Eggs  --  Marshall, Mo

EARTH DAY GIFT - another egg is in the nest.  Not sure of time.


Yay for egg #2!

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2021, 12:29:51 PM »

April 25, 2021, Sunday, 12:01 pm --  Turkey Vultures --  Marshall MO

Shift Change --  One TV leaves by Loft Door and One Arrives by Loft Window


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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2021, 04:59:08 PM »

Clarinda & others, what fun to have an RRP cam site in Missouri! Lots to learn about MO TVs.

Couple pics of shift change about 1:00 PM today. They didn't leave the eggs alone for more than a minute, and it's warm there now. The parent birds have a gravely grunt sound, and are easy to hear walking on those bare boards.

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Re: Turkey Vultures, Marshall, Missouri
« Reply #29 on: May 05, 2021, 10:15:55 AM »

May 5, 2021, 10:11am --  Turkey Vulture Eggs  --  Marshall, MO

According to Cornell All About Birds Site, Turkey Vulture eggs incubation period is 28-40 days.  Eggs were laid April 19-20 approximately, which indicate a hatch watch for May 11th thru 23rd.