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    • Cathartes aura
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    • Turkey Vulture
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    • Zopilote aura
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Recent observations

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What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

direbecca

Date

January 28, 2015

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What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

dnydick

Date

January 24, 2015 06:47 PM EST

Description

Red head is visible.

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No photos or sounds

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Date

January 28, 2015 03:12 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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turkey vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

andyk

Date

January 28, 2015 11:56 AM CST

Description

Five!

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turkey vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 27, 2015

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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dwest

Date

January 26, 2015 10:56 AM PST

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No photos or sounds

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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tiwane

Date

January 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

julio

Date

January 25, 2015

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Square

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Turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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tnewman

Date

January 26, 2015

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Square

What

Turkey vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

tnewman

Date

January 24, 2015

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What

turkey vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

muir

Date

January 4, 2015 11:42 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Zopilote aura Cathartes aura

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

January 3, 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.