Shake Those Feathers!

Leslie the king vulture is showing off a behavior called “rousing,” which is when a bird lifts and shakes their feathers. One reason for this behavior is to reorganize out of place feathers… more ›

What is a Caruncle?

What is that orange dangly thing on top of our vulture’s beak? Many bird species have fleshy growths hanging from their head or neck called caruncles. King vultures have a unique caruncle attached… more ›