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    • Cathartes aura
  • English
    • Turkey Vulture
    • Turkey Buzzard
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    • Zopilote aura
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Recent observations

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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marvelliott

Date

October 19, 2014

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turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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muir

Date

October 19, 2014 06:42 AM EDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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dfwuw

Date

October 16, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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jlevenson

Date

October 16, 2014 05:03 PM EDT

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Turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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kentr4000

Date

October 18, 2014 10:12 AM EDT

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Zopilote aura Cathartes aura

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dannywolf

Date

October 17, 2014

Description

Auras tomando el sol sobre un sabino seco en el Río Sabinas, aguas abajo de la Villa de Juárez.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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rangerrich

Date

October 17, 2014 02:16 PM PDT

Description

17 birds circling in thermals above Byxbee Zpark

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No photos or sounds

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turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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rhodycaroline

Date

October 12, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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jmaughn

Date

October 16, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Date

September 6, 2014

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Zopilote aura Cathartes aura

Observer

poncho

Date

November 3, 2007

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No photos or sounds

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Date

October 9, 2014

Description

3 seen flying over

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Description from Wikipedia

The Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), also known in some North American regions as the turkey buzzard (or just buzzard), and in some areas of the Caribbean as the John crow or carrion crow, is the most widespread of the New World vultures. One of three species in the genus Cathartes, in the family Cathartidae, the Turkey Vulture ranges from southern Canada to the southernmost tip of South America. It inhabits a variety of open and semi-open...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.