I was down visiting my folks for no particular reason and saw this Turkey Vulture snacking on a squirrel carcass (not pictured—you're welcome) in the road. So, of course, I pulled my car over, yanked out the camera, and knelt in the road to snap a few shots.

When you see these guys circling in the air, you don't realize how strikingly colored their heads are.

Sign up with your email address to receive an e-mail notification when there is a new entry in the Journal.

* indicates required