The Colourful Tale of Vulture Communitcation

7

Vultures have an un-feathered part of their face that can turn bright red. This face flushing is an important way for these birds to communicate things like their status in the group,  kinda like a colour coded Facebook update for vultures!

lapped faced vultures in grass

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/10/101006094045.htm

biodiversity logo convention 2010

2010 is the Year of Biodiversity and Earth Rangers has teamed up with The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity to bring you a daily dose of biodiversity basics

Earth Rangers is a non-profit organization that works to inspire and educate children about the environment. At EarthRangers.com kids can play games, discover amazing facts, meet animal ambassadors and fundraise to protect biodiversity.

7 COMMENTS