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Buzzards’ early return to Ohio a sign of an early spring?

In his 50 years of watching for turkey vultures around Sandusky County, Steve Pollick has not seen them return for spring as early as he did this year. (Stock photo)
Myth has it that turkey vultures return to Ohio when the state greens up. On the way home from town, just passing the old quarry, I could hardly believe my eyes – buzzards soaring! So soon, on Feb. 8! In all my 50 years of watching these great soaring raptors – more properly known as turkey vultures – around Froggy Bottom environs, I have not seen them return for spring so early.
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