Turkey Vultures (Cathartes aura) were observed feeding on ripe avocado fruit (Persea americana) even though carrion was readily available. Similar to previous reports, such as observations of Turkey Vultures feeding on fruits of the African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), my observations suggest that Turkey Vultures incorporate nutrient-rich food into their diet regardless of whether it is derived from plants or animals. Received 28 March 2022. Accepted 17 September 2022.

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