Guest Author - Lisa Shea
Vultures top the list of birds that begin with the letter V.
Black Vultures are sometimes called buzzards, and have black heads. The other common vulture in the US is the turkey vulture, which has a red head.
The turkey vulture is found in just about all parts of north america. It is one of the largest birds of prey in the americas, and can reach wing spans of up to 6 feet.