Perhaps they don’t get one feeling all warm and fuzzy, but TV’s are fairly magnificent in their own way. They are not raptors like hawks and eagles (they are more like storks), but are always included in raptor migration counts. At least around where I live, they are very common year round. They can be a bit, shall we say, disgusting (check out their defense mechanism). But I like them.
Here are a couple of shots I took at the Okehocking Nature Preserve (click for a full-sized view):