BISBEE — Vultures, buzzards, whatever you want to call the world’s oldest roadkill cleanup crews, the often—maligned raptors were celebrated Saturday as a pre-spring sign of warmer days to come.

The Return of the Turkey Vultures festivities at the Bisbee Saturday Market in Vista Park brought dozens of curious “kids” of all ages face to face with a rather young Cathartes (turkey vulture), Illiger, under the care of vulture rehabilitation expert Craig Fischer with Liberty Wildlife of Phoenix.

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