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    Default Buzzard Flies

    There is a buzzard roost where I was fishing today and I picked up a nice feather off the water, black shiny and measured from quill a little over 2 inches long. I think the buzzard is a migratory bird so it may be illegal. (well have to check) Has anyone ever used their feathers for tying?

    I was going fly fishing until my wife suggested it, now I can't tell who is outsmarting who!

    Being "one with nature" requires a knowledge of what animals are living nearby and a weapon of sufficient magnitude to give you at minimum an equal chance of survival. No one has an invisible aura that animals can detect and sense your good intentions.

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    May 2009
    St. Louis, Missouri

    Default Re: Buzzard Flies

    When you say Buzzard - I assume you are referring to the Turkey Vulture. If so, then the answer to your question is yes - Turket Vultures do migrate from Northern states to Southern States in the Winter. I think some of them even migrate further South than that. The Turkey Vulture is covered under The Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Apparently possessing the feathers is not legal.

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