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  • Wa∙šiw (Washoe)
    • hú∙šɨm
  • Spanish
    • Buitre americano cabecirrojo
    • Zopilote aura
    • Aura gallipavo
    • Jote cabeza colorada
    • Guala cabecirroja
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • TUVU
  • English
    • Turkey Vulture
  • Scientific Names
    • Cathartes aura
  • 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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taogirl

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January 20, 2017

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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aureliomolinahdz

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October 22, 2016 03:38 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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panza_rayada

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January 19, 2017 03:02 PM CST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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aureliomolinahdz

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October 21, 2016 10:32 AM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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aureliomolinahdz

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October 21, 2016 10:30 AM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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aureliomolinahdz

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October 21, 2016 09:46 AM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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sambiology

Date

January 20, 2017

Description

Lovely weather today -- wish I could have spent all day outside! Instead, I had lots to do in the office, so I only went out a little bit.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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ldjaffe

Date

January 16, 2017 07:45 PM PST

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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daniel112

Date

January 20, 2017 03:43 PM CST

Description

Took a stroll to the park while my car was getting worked on. Only had my phone with me, so pics aren't that great.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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stephengover

Date

January 14, 2017 12:48 PM PST

Description

Approximately 20 viewed around this location and about 15 more along Hwy 1

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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sorilet14

Date

September 7, 2016

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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gonzalezii

Date

December 17, 2016 12:43 PM CST
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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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