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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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maractwin

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June 24, 2016 12:08 PM EDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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slower1

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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biohexx1

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June 24, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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jaliya

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June 20, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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kylejones

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June 24, 2016 08:12 AM EDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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rennygrilz

Date

June 24, 2016 07:59 AM CDT

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Description

Three turkey vultures soaring over the mouth of the Beaver Creek into the South Saskatchewan River. No sign of wing bands and difficult to get a photo on cellphone.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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mrfish33

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June 18, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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dkaposi

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June 18, 2016 02:56 PM EDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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jaykeller

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February 8, 2016 07:10 AM PST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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naturenut

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June 23, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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carloscarrera

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June 15, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gonzalezii

Date

March 25, 2016 12:32 PM 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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