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1 minute ago, Quiscalus quiscula said:

I think that silver patch at the end of the wings is a dead give away, besides the lack of two toned wings and solid black body color.

I don't think you can see the wings well enough in these photos.  A Black Vulture doesn't normally show that much di-hedral, and has a shorter tail.

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1 hour ago, Quiscalus quiscula said:

Good points, but I've really never seen a Turkey Vulture show that much of a silvery sheen. I'm really confused.

There is no silver. The feathers are sideways from this perspective. Weird optical illusion. 

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Turkey Vultures do have silvery flight feathers, according to Sibley, and tail shape and dihedral flight shape looks right for Turkey. However, I think if the photo is good enough to show the silver sheen of a turkey vulture's wings, it should show at least a bit of slightly brownish tinge. Structurally, however, Turkey Vulture seems best.

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