the environment of the turkey vulture
Where are they sleeping?
Turkey Vultures nest in rock crevices, caves, ledges, thickets, mammal burrows and hollow logs, fallen trees, abandoned hawk or heron nests, and abandoned buildings.
There also mainly found in the south eastern united states.
What is there behavior towards us and other animals?
- On the ground they move with ungainly hops and are less agile than Black Vultures.
- At carcasses, several Turkey Vultures may gather but typically only one feeds at a time, chasing the others off and making them wait their turn.
- Despite their size, Turkey Vultures are often driven off by smaller Black Vultures, Crested Caracaras, Zone-tailed Hawks, and other species.