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  • Wa∙šiw (Washoe)
    • hú∙šɨm
  • Spanish
    • Buitre americano cabecirrojo
    • Zopilote aura
    • Aura gallipavo
    • Jote cabeza colorada
    • Guala cabecirroja
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • TUVU
  • English
    • Turkey Vulture
  • Scientific Names
    • Cathartes aura
  • French
    • urubu à tête rouge
  • German
    • Truthahngeier

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Recent observations

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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wildlifedoc

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April 19, 2016 12:32 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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wildlifedoc

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March 31, 2016 01:52 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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tiwane

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September 24, 2016 05:11 PM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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coachwhipbooks

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September 27, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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davidsarkozi

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September 27, 2016 01:15 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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tfandre

Date

September 23, 2016 12:05 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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proespags

Date

September 20, 2016 04:46 PM CDT

Description

Zopilote reposando en piedra.

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No photos or sounds

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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arnel

Date

September 24, 2016 01:10 PM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Four birds observed, settling on a thermal above the northwestern corner of the NASA Ames Research Center. Location is private but visible from the trail along Stevens Creek.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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pisterman

Date

September 23, 2015 01:01 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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jamesewelch

Date

September 27, 2016 12:17 PM EDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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kleinerj

Date

September 24, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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pisterman

Date

September 23, 2015 09:49 AM CDT
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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.
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