The vulture is said to be the Golden Purifier. The Golden Purifer represents Compassion.
- Compassion is spacious, allowing the way things are to exist, to change, and to end. Particularly it allows pain to end. This means that it must be patient, not in any hurry to force pain to end or to try officiously to get rid of pain. It is the active side of wisdom ... http://sped2work.tripod.com/totem.html
The link above describes vulture as totem. I don't see them frequently enough to claim vulture as my bird totem, but the article about Native American meanings is interesting.
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Typically when I see a bird, I see a Cardinal. Three days ago I saw a Blue Jay, the first I've seen flying across my back yard. Last week Dad and I saw a hawk circling as we sat and gazed at the blue sky overhead. Dad thought it was an eagle. Maybe it was. He would know better than I.
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