Meaning, Messages & Magic

Vulture symbolizes purity, restoring harmony, preventing the spread of disease, and being noticed for what you do instead of how you appear.

No job is too small, dirty, or unimportant. They all matter! Vulture is there to restore harmony to forgotten places.

Instead of a voice, Vultures communicate through performance and body language.

By using their keen eyesight, they notice subtleties in others and read between the lines. It’s hard to see in moments of despair, but Vulture tells us suffering is temporary and is necessary to reach a higher purpose/growth.

Vultures are also visually sensitive to thermal heat wave patterns. Working with Vulture can help bring out your ability to see auras and energy patterns.

Vultures fly in a powerful and efficient manner and patiently use the rising heat waves to glide through the sky. What energy and resources are available to you that could help you flow instead of push – allowing you to levitate or rise to meet an objective or invitation?

-Tanya Casteel

  • Vultures have powerful senses. They can spot a meal before other predators can find it. Trust your instinct in spotting a good deal and act quickly.

  • Bald head? Vultures are cleverly created without feathers on their head or neck to prevent infections and stay clean while eating. Focus more on your own self-care and what works best for you. Not what others are doing or wearing.


  • Often vultures strategically wait for other animals to rip open a carcass because they know their strength lies in their bills, not their talons. Identify where your strengths are and let others help you with your weakness.


  • Vultures have the most corrosive stomach acid of all birds. You can take on the tough stuff. Don’t let other’s dramas and stress make you ill. Call upon your strong stomach to digest outside shadows so they are no longer a threat.
  • Vultures are not very vocal — nearly silent. You don’t have to go through the world shouting to get attention or make a difference. Providing a humble service and presence can be its own intrinsic reward. You don’t need validation from anyone!

-Tanya Casteel


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I want to hear about your vulture experiences. What stories or dreams have you had? Please share and join in the conversation below!


  1. Teresa Foster

    My grandson was riding his bike when a vulture flew up from the side of the road and knocked him off. Thinking that he had just bruised his arm his mom waited to take him to the Dr. Expecting it to heal on its own, which it didn’t. As time passed it just got worse. After an MRI my grandson was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. He is currently going through chemo at UAB children s Birmingham. Had the vulture not intervened the tumor may not have been caught before spreading.

    • Abi Simson

      That’s so beautiful, what an amazing interaction. Sending your grandson love and light for his healing journey x

    • Tanya Casteel

      Wow what a belssing, thank you vulture. Sending my deepest love and healing to your grandson and wishing your family the best. Thank you for sharing this.

    • Leah

      This is amazing. Wow. I am so sorry he and you and your family are going through this. Prayers he gets better.

  2. joi

    I was at work and looked out the window there were five black vultures at the window with on looking right at me. Since then they are in my head and I can’t stop thinking of them and studying about them.

  3. T. Tolbert

    I had all my family at my home for Thanksgiving. I had twisted the crepe myrtle branches in front of my deck, to form a large circle, I made it into a giant Christmas wreath, long story short, I hurt my back, I’ve been a mess, but I went out to put ribbon on the wreath, a huge vulture, flew directly over my head, I felt it before I seen it. It then landed on the eave of my house, and just stared at me, I was totally freaked out, went in and got my husband to come see, it moved to middle of roof and then flew off. Next day, not sure if same one, but was flying over again, just too weird

    • Tanya Casteel

      mmmmmm, Vulture could be trying to make a connection with you 😉

  4. Kim

    Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful perspectives of Vulture. I just saw three near my home today and had to look it up. I already knew some about them and like to look at others perspectives. Usually only see them flying or at the beach. I relate to so much of it with my life right now. I am an energy practitioner. Love seeing the MAGIC’ALL synchronicities. <3. They are such a-maze-sing creatures, as all are in our own way. <3 Love your HeArtwork. Love watercolours.
    In WELLth, Nature's Infinite WELLth <3

  5. Heidi

    We saw a beautiful vulture beside the river today and had to check out he spiritual meaning. Thank you for providing this meaningful information…

  6. kristie

    Today while doing my early rising walk I got to the end of the road and asked spirit for guidance. I then looked up and saw the number 8 and the sign in front of me so I decided to walk the path 8 is that I have been surrounded by this number lately. As I walked the unfamiliar street I got to an are where I was ready to turn around and go back home because at this time I had been walking for nearly an hour or more. As I turned I noticed a bush that resembles an elderberry bush. I wasn’t sure but I felt that’s exactly what it was so I grabbed a berry from the bush and threw it in my mouth to taste it. I then turned around and what did I see??? There was a tree in the front of a yard that had 14 vultures sitting at the top they even gave me a divine show by turning their backs to the sun and spreading their wings. I was later told that that’s how they dry their wings. This experience was very fascinating to me because this was also a vision/dream that I had months ago. In my vision/dream, I looked out the window and there were so many vultures covering the tree too many to count. There were so many that it appeared to be dark out and there was this one that stood out by looking older than the rest of them and it had red on it upper part of the body. Lastly, as I was completing my morning walk walking away from the beautiful pleasant view of the vultures I looked up in the sky and it was at least 50 of them flying over me. There were so many that I was in aw and I became emotional and my body got chills all over it.

    That experience today is what lead me to this page.

  7. Malika Waller

    I had a vulture flying over me for two days now I sensed it was trying to get my attention but after the second day I thought I forgot to look into the one I saw yesterday but today it dipped down as if it was saying hello again lady you forgot I had a sign for you.

  8. Karmelyn

    Had a vision that I’ve had for years felt emotional about it to the point my husband felt the need to console me. However it felt as though it wasn’t my tears don’t know how to explain that but they just flowed like a faucet had been turned on. Then about 30 seconds later a huge black vulture popped up out of nowhere 😌. So I said to my husband wow I wonder if thats a spirit animal, he said that’s exactly what it is (we’re new to the experience spirit animals chakra energies etc.) Two days later (Jan 25th 2021) today, my bro in law n sister has been arguing two days. He got emotional to the situation which I didn’t know, till he came to me in confidence(everyone gravitates to me when I’m trouble etc.) crying of course I try to help. About the minutes later he comes to me and says “sis come quick, there’s a huge black bird sitting outside”. Air enough it was vulture😌💙. My sis n bro in law at the moment of writing this are back to being harmonious playing ps5 with all the kids together🥰

  9. Daphney

    I seen 4 vultures on my roof of my house. When I drove up the driveway they flew away. I have been terrified since that day.

  10. Pam

    I was lighting a candle, saying healing prayers, and creating a healing jar for a friends mother who is going in for surgery in4 days to remove a cancerous tumor.. When I was done, I looked out my back door and there were 13 vultures sitting on the tree branches just 20 feet away. I can’t help but think that is a sign that she is being sent healing and protection.


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