Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Cathartes aura
  • English
    • Turkey Vulture
  • Spanish
    • Zopilote aura
    • Aura gallipavo
    • Jote cabeza colorada
  • Wa∙šiw (Washoe)
    • hú∙šɨm
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • TUVU
  • 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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amy77

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March 13, 2016 02:11 PM EDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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riverinstitute

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October 14, 2014 02:26 PM EDT

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1 individual

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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cecihart

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July 18, 2016 08:14 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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riverinstitute

Date

September 17, 2014 02:12 PM EDT

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1 individual

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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meliains

Date

July 25, 2016 09:41 AM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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najera

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July 23, 2016 11:42 PM COT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gzepeda

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July 22, 2016 03:32 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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July 24, 2016 09:54 AM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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taogirl

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July 23, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gzepeda

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July 20, 2016 11:22 AM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gzepeda

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July 19, 2016 04:18 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Date

September 29, 2015
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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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