Turkey Vulture

Cathartes aura

Summary 2

The Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura, is a bird found throughout most of the Americas. It 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. One of three species in the genus Cathartes, in the family Cathartidae, the Turkey Vulture is the most widespread of the New World vultures, ranging from southern Canada to the southernmost tip of...

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) David Baron, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/14869313@N00/3070052982
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathartes_aura

More Info

iNat Map