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Fw: Huh??

Thanks for all the responses.  Clearly, I have learned that storks do like
to soar and they're almost cousins to the vultures.  (Clearly that ugly
head had to be passed down through generations!!!)

Thanks, everybody!!

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  (   )        Mary Myers
  ^ ^   Charleston, SC

> From: Mary Myers <mmyers@nations.net>
> To: Carolina Birds <carolinabirds@duke.edu>
> Subject: Huh??
> Date: Monday, November 08, 1999 11:53 AM
> I saw something this morning that caused me to take a double-take and
> a triple-take etc, etc.....  Maybe you can explain it to me.
> I saw several vultures and then the sun caught a 'white' bird with them. 
> Being on the coast, I did my usual "it's just a gull" routine, but then I
> noticed long legs like a wading bird.  I was ok with that, too, just
> assuming that it was flying past, as opposed to flying with the vultures.

> Then I realized it was flying with the vultures!  I saw them circle
> numerous times together.  This bird clearly appeared to be a Wood Stork
> with its black and white wings, long legs, long neck and beak.  But how
> this be.  I'll admit that a stork's head is as ugly as a vulture's but
> in the world do they have in common that they'd be soaring together???
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>  \\_(o>
>   (   )        Mary Myers
>   ^ ^   Charleston, SC
> mmyers@nations.net