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  • Spanish
    • Jote cabeza colorada
    • Aura gallipavo
    • Zopilote aura
  • German
    • Truthahngeier
  • French
    • urubu à tête rouge
  • Scientific Names
    • Cathartes aura
  • English
    • Turkey Vulture
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • TUVU

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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swampy

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July 6, 2015

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Chased by red-wings.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gonzalezii

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June 28, 2015 12:08 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gonzalezii

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June 28, 2015 11:22 AM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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charlie

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July 5, 2015 02:14 PM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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chrisgoforth

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February 1, 2014 11:17 AM EST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gonzalezii

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June 14, 2015 03:14 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gonzalezii

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June 14, 2015 03:30 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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jopulopia

Date

June 28, 2015

Description

We saw these turkey vultures feasting off of a dead seal carcass.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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juancruzado

Date

November 28, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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juancruzado

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November 25, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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juancruzado

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November 23, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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cristobal2

Date

June 25, 2015

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Description

PAREJA DE BUITRES PARADOS EN CERCO DE PARCELAS EN EL EJIDO CUATRO CIENEGAS

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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.