Re: What is this?


Yes definitely Galway NY. 
She is a long time birder and I know this isn’t a prank photo. That’s why I asked for help. 
I will send you a screenshot of her original Facebook post but it’s a cellphone pic so details aren’t great. 
Thankyou for all the opinions. 


On Jan 20, 2020, at 7:59 AM, zach schwartz-weinstein <zachsw@...> wrote:

That doesn’t look like any North American vulture species.  Are you sure your friend took this in Galway?

On Mon, Jan 20, 2020 at 12:01 AM Heidi <hocka1@...> wrote:
A friend took this picture on Sunday of a large bird sitting in a tree near her home in Galway.

We agree it looks like a Vulture but what about all that white?

Could it be partially leucistic (sp?)
Any other ideas?

Heidi Klinowski

Zach Schwartz-Weinstein
203 500 7774

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