Classification
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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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gzepeda

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May 28, 2016 05:31 PM COT

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kaela04

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April 17, 2016 03:12 PM MST

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beth19

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May 22, 2016

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Posting for Bill M.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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seeds_unt

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May 28, 2016

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Circle by Zero Energy Lab

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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matty

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May 30, 2016 07:50 AM PDT

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matty

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May 29, 2016 05:42 PM PDT

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jokurtz

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July 21, 2014

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jokurtz

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July 21, 2014

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zaccota

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May 24, 2016

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charlie

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May 29, 2016 03:11 PM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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juddpatterson

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May 29, 2016 09:04 AM EDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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mihail

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May 29, 2016 12:27 PM MDT
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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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