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    • Cathartes aura
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    • Turkey Vulture
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    • Zopilote aura
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

taogirl

Date

December 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Date

December 16, 2014 02:17 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

tiwane

Date

December 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkey vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

tnewman

Date

December 16, 2014

Place

Jones Park (Google, OSM)

Description

2 or more turkey vultures seen flying over Jones Park about 10 AM.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

mchlfx

Date

December 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 14, 2014 07:43 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

finatic

Date

December 13, 2014 10:26 AM PST

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

finatic

Date

December 13, 2014 11:25 AM PST

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

marvelliott

Date

March 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

zopilote aura Cathartes aura

Observer

negronahual

Date

December 14, 2014

Place

Malinalco (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

turkey vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

evelynch

Date

December 7, 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.