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    • Cathartes aura
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    • Turkey Vulture
    • Turkey Buzzard
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    • Zopilote aura
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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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bheitzman

Date

July 27, 2014 03:38 PM EDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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tiwane

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July 26, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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m_jon

Date

July 25, 2014 11:30 AM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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mytilludie

Date

July 16, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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m_jon

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July 28, 2013 04:23 PM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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m_jon

Date

July 28, 2013 02:34 PM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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dwboston

Date

July 24, 2014 08:55 AM CDT

Description

On the way to work this morning. Shot from car window (pulled off to side of road). Alternate view is just a different crop of same image.

07/24/2014, 8:55 AM
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 1/640 sec, f/8, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 200, Exp comp 0

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Zopilote aura Cathartes aura

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negronahual

Date

July 23, 2014 11:29 PM COT

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sophialionberger

Date

July 12, 2014 01:53 PM PDT

Description

NA turkey vulture

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No photos or sounds

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nasua

Date

July 22, 2014 12:08 PM CDT

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nasua

Date

July 22, 2014 07:04 PM CDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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greglasley

Date

July 22, 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.