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BIF, Redtail Hawk?

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Please Correct me if I am wrong but the closet I can figure this to be is a redtail hawk. This was a grab shot last friday at work. There was 2 of them just out kiting in the wind. They flew directly over my head into the sun for about an hour at high noon so the images are not all that great but it was a cool sight to watch.

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My guess would be turkey vulture. They love to hang out on the wind currents. The red head on the first picture is what I am basing my guess on.

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I believe you have a turkey vulture.

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Hmm, never even thought of that. After reading the descriptions of turkey Vultures, I would say you guys are correct. The in flight description was spot on.

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It's the big finger tipped wings that will also give it away and also the V-Shape the wings and back create. darned things.

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