Falcons and Accipitriformes Joint Osteology Reference Master List

https://www.inaturalist.org/journal/lizardking/46498-differentiating-accipitriformes-skulls-simplified-usa

https://skullsite.com/falconiformes/
Falcons:

Prairie falcon:
https://imgur.com/IZftOEl

American kestrel:
Sternum: https://imgur.com/QZg7M06
Pelvis: https://imgur.com/qC4FzXK

Merlin:
https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/2146055552

Northern crested caracara:
Sternum: https://imgur.com/WjzlOUe
Pelvis: https://imgur.com/JoSkVaJ

Gyrfalcon:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38ec58d33-e8ac-4c1c-ba6b-65f182100eb6

Saker, Peregrine, Eurasian kestrel, Merlin:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/jrochester/16206540581/in/gallery-66337245@N00-72157678747666368/

Accipitriformes:

Sharp-shinned hawk:
http://www.clemson.edu/science/departments/biosci/research/museum/exhibit8/index.html
https://imgur.com/3ILpnvH

Coopers:
https://imgur.com/3ILpnvH
https://alcalde.texasexes.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/skeletons-in-the-closet2.jpg (from https://alcalde.texasexes.org/2012/10/skeletons-in-the-closet-inside-uts-creepiest-lab/)
Corcaoid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/353456e06-b614-428c-b63e-dd29ac7dd6cb
Skull http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/370f567c2-e1a4-438e-b915-766021432fa7

Red-tailed hawk:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37af7cbea-b0f8-48a0-bf97-e70a1030674b
https://virtual.imnh.iri.isu.edu/Osteo/View/Red_Tailed_Hawk/742
Sternum: https://imgur.com/QZg7M06
Pelvis: https://imgur.com/qC4FzXK

Bald Eagle:
https://fwspubs.org/doi/pdf/10.3996/042017-JFWM-035
https://virtual.imnh.iri.isu.edu/Osteo/View/Bald_Eagle/662

Golden Eagle:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/384112211-6c76-4055-90e7-f1000460274f
https://fwspubs.org/doi/pdf/10.3996/042017-JFWM-035
https://imgur.com/LUjbeVA

Swallow-tailed Kite:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/314dccb02-88ad-46a6-a5a6-6e9376c59cf5

Black-winged kite:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b8ed2479-8e03-4aaf-b788-4d917286d240
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b4e23f6c-347d-4ab1-8603-1ca3f6afe349 (coracoid)
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31d68cad6-d9be-4dbe-ad93-5cfc8773b2e3
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/382ac5c3a-855f-4757-9e2b-c29d1e692d26

Hook-billed Kite:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/389b4e478-a281-41bf-ad14-805b101fdea2

Roadside Hawk:
Corcaoid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32658b446-43e9-4697-80e2-74f144a53a90

Bicolored Hawk:
Corcaoid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31b95c1b7-82d4-4b2e-a0d7-250228740888

Savanna Hawk:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d87257c1-6634-47b6-be32-71ae4eae8089

Northern Goshawk:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/377b39683-c080-41da-8574-6e0f3b544ec6

Brown snake eagle:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a835cab3-3506-4992-b17b-2b49e000f9b4

Short-toed snake eagle:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/364edc6d3-bebd-4e8a-a8d3-beb86ef16ec1

Lizard buzzard:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31963df27-7463-49c1-8f65-9d4f69d5e71c

African Fish Eagle:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/301d5975b-46d7-4f03-9ce1-b4735598f9d6

Cinereous vulture:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cf837ff4-f722-469a-804d-3b36d9ad82ac

Common Buzzard:
http://www.jakes-bones.com/2013/07/buzzard-skeletons-and-bird-skeletons-in.html
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ac6a10bf-59f9-4517-887f-b0e3cfa93698
Sternum: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jrochester/16199383156/in/gallery-66337245@N00-72157678747666368/
Pelvis: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jrochester/16037720888/in/gallery-66337245@N00-72157678747666368/

Grey-faced buzzard:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/366f9adc6-a2de-4012-8a4e-5d5e8260258f

Sparrowhawk:
Sternum: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jrochester/16199383156/in/gallery-66337245@N00-72157678747666368/
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d52da3d3-d62c-46cb-948e-812607c6831d
Pelvis: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jrochester/16037720888/in/gallery-66337245@N00-72157678747666368/

Wedge-tailed eagle:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3facb15ae-9383-4782-8ad0-308fe19d3016

Crested Serpent Eagle:
https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Dorsal-view-of-the-os-coxae-of-crested-serpent-eagle-A-and-brown-wood-owl-B-showing_fig1_332538229
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330731087_Gross_morphological_studies_on_the_sternum_of_crested_serpent_eagle_Spilornis_cheela

Egyptian vulture:
https://imgur.com/kfOhIKb

Palm-nut vulture:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e2118b72-6a31-4134-bb83-494e0250b857

White-backed vulture:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bfd1d885-de64-4819-875a-6545ad933899
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/313128895-e08d-4e8d-b8a9-6b04ded6f6a1

Black-chested buzzard-eagle:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35e7afe32-534f-4a22-a0a3-f44eb5e50585

Nubian vulture:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d2d5a427-8060-4541-a266-c6da75503880

Bearded Vulture, White Headed Eagle, Bateleur
https://imgur.com/s2fF9bw
https://imgur.com/8w17LWO
https://imgur.com/zBHIoWY
White headed skull: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f6a41f40-3173-48f9-8893-d69a67d9a5a8
Bearded skull: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dea54a1e-6c0e-4207-b82e-7c40c8203b32

Northern harrier:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/390ab4f3a-1107-49a8-a0ff-dbe1d71d1105

New Zealand Harriers:
https://www.rodmorris.co.nz/New-Zealand-Birds/New-Zealand-Birds/i-rpndHW5
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37eca90e2-ada9-463b-b386-08506df99c48

Osprey:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31c5971c2-5b63-4dbf-867d-1fa9a00427f2
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c3651c0b-99ac-4701-be05-6a8a3d2dd5c8
Sternum:
https://imgur.com/QZg7M06
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3330ab872-ef72-426b-bea9-2bd1118948ab
Pelvis:
https://imgur.com/qC4FzXK
https://imgur.com/5xfTdo0

Turkey Vulture:
https://imgur.com/8rGbeAk
https://imgur.com/sd1wwCs
https://imgur.com/kfOhIKb
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31494451f-ead2-40a9-a8d0-4d0389aefbdd
https://www.flickr.com/photos/baggis/3012424520
Pelvises from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_csKcGIwG3I:
https://i.imgur.com/rAPCjlU.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/TlTGEWh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/WyCcR9M.jpg

Black Vulture:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3211151e7-1a31-4aac-ab6b-50f3184e4496
Sternum: https://imgur.com/92i4ZTq
Pelvis: https://imgur.com/5yt9b6J

California Condor:
https://www.sbnature.org/publications/blog/2/posts/59/not-just-a-pretty-face-why-museums-need-study-skins(condor)

Secretary Bird:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/391538e06-8281-47b2-a232-bd3ddf562ce2
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35e74c082-c6f4-4e0c-a840-5b320456703b
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34a0d16b0-3c09-4cfa-8b05-004ca6f2ec3c

Posted by lizardking lizardking, November 13, 2019 22:35

Observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

Observer

lizardking

Date

November 11, 2019 12:40 PM EST

Description

Turkey Vulture skull on display in Secret Woods Nature Center

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