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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aleram54

Date

February 6, 2016 02:42 PM CST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917.
San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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hfabian

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February 3, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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langlands

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January 31, 2016 05:42 PM HST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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reallifeecology

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February 7, 2016 05:03 PM CST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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susanelliott

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January 16, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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dwboston

Date

January 27, 2016 02:59 PM CST

Description

01/27/2016, 2:59 PM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II, 1/1250 sec, f/5.6, 135mm (EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM), ISO 500 (auto), Exp comp +1/3

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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kueda

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February 6, 2016 03:55 PM PST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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susanelliott

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January 14, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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dnydick

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February 7, 2016 12:40 PM EST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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paloma

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February 5, 2016 02:22 PM PST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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paloma

Date

February 5, 2016 01:51 PM PST
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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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