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B.J. Fudge notices increase in Black Vultures

Comments re article 42545 The Great Backyard Bird Count is the talk of the town


I don't know about the rest of CM's readers but I seem to be seeing more Black Vultures and less Turkey Buzzards these days.

As to the observations the Wright Bros. might have made, I have always considered it ironic that the first flight, historically, occurred at Kitty Hawk. That first flight actually took place at Kill Devil Hills nearby Kitty Hawk, however.

There is no actual "Kitty Hawk" bird but most scholars believe the name came about from the local brogue pronunciation, "chickahawk".

s/Billy Joe Fudge

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