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  • Spanish
    • Jote cabeza colorada
    • Aura gallipavo
    • Zopilote aura
  • German
    • Truthahngeier
  • French
    • urubu à tête rouge
  • Scientific Names
    • Cathartes aura
  • English
    • Turkey Vulture
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • TUVU

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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May 16, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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damontighe

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May 27, 2015 11:42 AM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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greglasley

Date

May 26, 2015

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warming up in the morning sun

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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nationalaquarium

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May 20, 2015

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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penelopetowle

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May 25, 2015

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turkey vulture Cathartes aura

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biosam

Date

May 24, 2015 03:05 PM PDT

Description

This vulture was feasting on a seabird carcass.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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adorantes

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December 12, 2010

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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kaiko55

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

Turkey vultures eating a deer at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area, Columbia, MO.

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Zopilote aura Cathartes aura

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gonzalezii

Date

May 21, 2015 11:32 AM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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penelopetowle

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May 16, 2015

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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juancruzado

Date

May 24, 2015

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P1560842

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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taogirl

Date

May 25, 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.