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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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nsharp

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August 23, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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kirbyadams

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October 2, 2013 02:30 PM EDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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greglasley

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August 23, 2016 05:26 PM CDT

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greglasley

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August 23, 2016 02:44 PM CDT

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rangertreaty50

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August 21, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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manuelnevarez

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August 23, 2016 10:05 AM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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alcedo77

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August 23, 2016 01:34 PM MDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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hap32

Date

July 13, 2016 04:25 PM PET

Description

drifting on thermals, unable to get photo ID but was ID was confirmed by Mike, the head of science projects for Jama-coaque preserve and a bird specialist

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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hap32

Date

July 13, 2016 01:23 PM PET

Description

drifting on thermals above us, unable to get photo ID but was ID was confirmed by Mike, the head of science projects for Jama-coaque preserve and a bird specialist

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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carloscarrera

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May 19, 2016 10:39 AM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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wild-about-texas

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August 7, 2013 09:47 AM HST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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jerry16

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August 22, 2016 03:13 PM CDT
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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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