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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 ...

Turkey Vulture, Identification, All About Birds - Cornell Lab of ...


Learn how to identify Turkey Vulture, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls, and watch videos. If you've gone looking for raptors on a clear day, your heart ...

Turkey Vultures, Turkey Vulture Pictures, Turkey Vulture Facts ...


The most widespread vulture in North America, the turkey vulture is locally called “buzzard” in many areas. A turkey vulture standing on the ground can, at a ...

Turkey vulture videos, photos and facts - Cathartes aura | ARKive


With a bright, pinkish-red head, brownish-black plumage and a two metre wingspan, the turkey vulture is a highly distinctive bird of prey. The head is almost  ...

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Turkey Vultures are black with a bare reddish head. They have a yellow bill and yellow feet. The flight feathers of this bird are silvery-colored, and you can see ...

The Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura - DesertUSA


All about the Turkey Vulture, its scientific names, common names, description, behavior, range, habitats and life cycle.

turkey vulture - BioKIDS - University of Michigan


Turkey vultures vary from 0.85 to 2 kg and can have a total length between 64 and 81 cm. Sexes do not differ, all have a brownish black plumage with a bare ...

Turkey Vulture - BirdWeb


Turkey Vulture habitat, behavior, diet, migration patterns, conservation status, and nesting.

Bedford Audubon Society - About Birds: Black and Turkey Vultures


The Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) and the Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) are two of the most conspicuous birds in our area. Both our vultures are large, ...

Turkey Vulture - Patuxent Bird Population Studies


Turkey vulture Cathartes aura. Identification Tips: Length: 25 inches Wingspan: 72 inches; Sexes similar; Very large, broad-winged, soaring bird; Long and ...

Turkey Vulture
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves
Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Cathartidae Genus: Cathartes
Species: Cathartes aura
Although it has an ugly, bare-skinned face, the Turkey Vulture is beautiful on the wing. Seldom does this graceful and talented bird flap its wings as it soars over large... More »
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Turkey Vulture | Audubon Field Guide


A familiar sight in the sky over much of North America is the dark, long-winged form of the Turkey Vulture, soaring high over the landscape. Most birds are ...

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) in Explore Raptors: Facts, habitat ...


The Turkey Vulture is one of the few birds able to use its sense of smell to locate food. Turkey Vultures don't have a voicebox. They can't sing or call.

Turkey Vulture | Hawk Mountain Sanctuary: Raptor Conservation ...


Vultures feed exclusively on carrion. Most scientists now believe turkey vultures and black vultures are more closely related to storks than to other raptors.