Vultures are not the most attractive birds but they do perform a vital role in the natural world by clearing up after a kill and keeping disease at bay. There are 2 types of vulture in Florida, the turkey vulture and black headed. Cano EOS-1D III with 500mm f/4L IS lens and 1.4 converter.
Ref: Black Headed Vulture-2009-004
Location: Myakka River State Park
Photographer: Brian Sugden