Vultures all over the world

Any kind of vultures all over the world
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A soaked el macho:
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Dad wants to dry his wings quickly:
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There are a few jumps, too, though not as high as the other day:
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Here's another technique (there's not enough sunlight for the pose to serve protecting the chick):
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Another intruder needs to be asked to disturb someone else:
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A happy Daddy?
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Dad looking a bit godlike:
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The day ends somewhat early at 20:21 (there's quite a lot of cloud and wind in the area):
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1 June

The day started at 06:52:
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A relaxed start to the day for the male:
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How are you, my little white black vulture?
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Those massive wings need moving every now and then:
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The sun's out:
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And now Dad's out:
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The chick's left seemingly unattended:
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Dad is most likely on one of the branches surrounding the nest:
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I wasn't gone long, was I? (He's carrying a stick, so he wasn't chick-watching!)
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Dad's off again after just two minutes:
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But that's because Mom has been around for a bit already:
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A typical cinereous vulture greeting from Mom:
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Those sticks can't just be lying around everywhere!
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Dad's back:
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He's brought some material for nest repairs:
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Off he flies again:
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La hembra secures some shade for the chick:
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The male has returned:
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Mom's off to a branch:
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Dad addresses the chick:
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Mom's happy to leave them like that:
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This could well be a feeding:
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The chick lets out a yawn:
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Dad defends the chick from any foreign incursions:
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This looks like another feeding:
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That is some neck!
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Booooring!
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More food changes beaks:
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Two happy-looking vultures:
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The chick (yawning again) is ready for bed:
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Two sleepy-looking vultures:
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The day ends at 21:36 with el macho in charge of the chick:
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2 June

The day kicked off at 06:54:
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El macho and the chick were up half an hour later:
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Just before 9 am the male took off (and moved to monitor the area from one of the branches):
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All alone in the huge nest:
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Dad rejoined the kid at 10:41:
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Some shade for the little one at noon:
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La hembra came home at 15:44:
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The male didn't take long to leave:
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Mom gave the chick some protection from the sun:
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A quarter or so later she started to produce food:
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Something's coming out:
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Let's take a closer look at the thing:
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More food and drink:
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Dad came back in the evening:
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Mom offered the chick a light supper:
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She then moved to a branch:
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Dad took over as the provider:
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I think I've dropped something right here...:
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