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  • French
    • urubu à tête rouge
  • Scientific Names
    • Cathartes aura
  • English
    • Turkey Vulture
  • Spanish
    • Zopilote aura
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • TUVU

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Recent observations

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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msieges

Date

March 7, 2015

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Square

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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huracan

Date

August 9, 2004

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TUVU Cathartes aura

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zaccota

Date

March 28, 2015

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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March 20, 2015

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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paulroose

Date

March 23, 2015

Description

35 seen circling overhead.

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turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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huatulco

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

foto: La Crucecita

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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lonnyholmes

Date

March 25, 2015 12:01 PM PDT

Description

Turkey Vulture

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Square

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 26, 2015

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Square

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TUVU Cathartes aura

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zaccota

Date

March 26, 2015

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Turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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schnautzr

Date

March 26, 2015 03:42 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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alexshepard

Date

March 23, 2015 04:14 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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emeraldviewpark

Date

December 28, 2014
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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.