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  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • TUVU
  • Scientific Names
    • Cathartes aura
  • English
    • Turkey Vulture
    • Turkey Buzzard
  • Spanish
    • Zopilote aura

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Recent observations

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What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 23, 2013 10:44 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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allenbartell

Date

April 15, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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dreierj

Date

April 15, 2014

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What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

finatic

Date

April 6, 2014 06:12 PM PDT

Description

Cochise County, Arizona, US

A large kettle of 30+ birds.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

finatic

Date

April 7, 2014 12:43 PM PDT

Description

Pima County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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jwarnert

Date

April 15, 2014 04:25 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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th0th

Date

April 7, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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maractwin

Date

April 16, 2014 07:30 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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icosahedron

Date

April 16, 2014 07:59 AM PDT

Description

On top of a Redwood, greeting the sun.

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

kylejones

Date

April 16, 2014 08:05 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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lmccracken

Date

April 14, 2014 05:30 PM EDT

Place

Marlow, Nh (Google, OSM)

Description

It soared over my car as I watched a great blue heron flying south.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

April 16, 2014
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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.