A Very Random Question about Buzzards

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by greenfamilyfarms, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    [​IMG] Has anybody ever seen a buzzard (brown vulture) nest?

    I was wondering about this today as I was driving. I've seen hawk nests, but never a buzzard nest. Is there a reason why?
     
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  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] nope.
     
  3. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    You know, that is a very good question!!! I see them every day when I am out and about, but always just setting in a tree with no nest in sight . . .anyone out there know?
     
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    I don't think they hatch.
    I think they just are.
     
  5. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:[​IMG] And you can't exactly follow them "home." You'll be walking around in circles.
     
  6. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    Or they circle you. [​IMG]
     
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Somebody on here posted a pic of babies he found in his barn or garage..(something like that..) they were actually SO cute..
     
  8. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:Hey, I remember that! Wonder if they even build a nest... maybe they just find an existing place. Like the hole in a tree?
     
  9. bietsch624

    bietsch624 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard they nest on the ground like turkeys and if you come upon a nest, you'll smell it before you see it. Smells like carrion..at least, that's what I've been told.
     
  10. WalkingWolf

    WalkingWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have seen a few buzzard nests and buzzards in Washington. [​IMG]
     

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