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    • Cathartes aura
  • English
    • Turkey Vulture
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    • Zopilote aura
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    • TUVU

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gtsalmon

Date

July 5, 2011 11:18 AM CDT

Description

Overhead near West Milford, Passiac County, New Jersey.

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johi_abraham

Date

November 14, 2012 05:48 PM ART

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turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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asemerdj

Date

February 28, 2015

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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treichard

Date

February 28, 2015 01:24 PM EST

Description

Turkey Vulture

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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direbecca

Date

February 27, 2015

Description

Pair next to Copeland Creek.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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dpom

Date

April 15, 2013

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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raomoct68

Date

February 1, 2015

Description

Zopilote

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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ranger-rouster

Date

November 5, 2013 10:58 AM EST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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easpears

Date

February 18, 2015 11:51 AM EST

Description

High Bridge Trail State Park, Cumberland & Prince Edward Counties, VA

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zopilote aura Cathartes aura

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negronahual

Date

February 25, 2015

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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lauramorganclark

Date

February 25, 2015 09:51 AM CST

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Turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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tnewman

Date

February 20, 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.