I’ve teamed up with wildlife photographer and blogger Margaret Weiss to collate our personal top 10 reasons to love this ‘unlovable’ rogue of the bird world; the vulture. It’s time we recognised these birds as the important ecosystem balancers that they are. It’s time we valued vultures.
Our planet itself is simply a giant ecosystem, made up of smaller ones. Sometimes, under the constant threats and pressures that come hand-in-hand with facing a climate crisis and major global biodiversity loss, one can be forgiven for losing sight of where it all began — and in fact, where it all ends.