Dogfight: Turkey Vulture vs Raven. Guess who won?

This past weekend was a noisy one, thanks to a resident raven now passionately guarding her territory — with our cabin apparently included in her range. Anytime a raptor flew over, she went berserk. (I’m assuming she’s a she, with a pending nest of baby ravens about to hatch…). Given how quickly this dogfight played out, I only got these silhouetted shots. But still the size difference is obvious. She’s the little one chasing the big one.

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One thought on “Dogfight: Turkey Vulture vs Raven. Guess who won?

  1. bashakillbirder says:

    Joy,
    You were sure right about her defending her young! You have a great assortment of birds there on GFR. Sorry about the hummingbirds, never heard of Ravens bothering them, but I guess anything is possible. Best, John

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