I didn't expect it to hang around so long. Normally when I try something like this they fly further away. When I finally decided to see if I could get closer under it I think it saw me and read my mind. It flies towards me and I try following it with the camera.
Not a centered shot but better this than missing it entirely. Then it flew past me into the direction of the setting sun and the lighting doesn't allow for a well lit shot.
Again, better this than nothing. I was able to go home with a smile on my face. I looked it up a little while ago. It's a turkey vulture. Not as impressive as a golden eagle or something like that but definitely beautiful in flight and impressive in its own rights.
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