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Turkey Vulture

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cataur8225.jpg (35764 bytes) Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Cathartes aura Scientific name
Accipitriformes Order
Cathartidae Family
62ľ81 cm  (Wingspan 160ľ183 cm ) Length
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2 Eggs, incubation 30 - 40  days, fledging 70 - 80 days. Clutch
Mainly carrion. Plant matter, fruit. Food  
The Turkey Vulture uses a fantastic sense of smell to find food. Habits
3798 - TSN: 175265 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Turkey Vulture Alvaro Riccetto Cerro Blanco,Lavalleja Uruguay XC39894

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AKA:- Belarusian: Канюк-мышалоў
Bulgarian: Пуйков лешояд
Czech: Kondor krocanovitř
Danish: Kalkungrib
German: Truthahngeiegr, Truthahngeier
English: Buzzard, Turkey Buzzard, Turkey Vulture, Turkey-Vulture
Spanish: Aura, Aura Cabecirroja, Aura Com˙n, Aura Gallipavo, Aura Gallpavo, Aura Ti˝osa, Cuervo Cabeza Roja, Cute, Guala Cabecirroja, Jote cabeza colorada, Jote de cabeza colorada, Oripopo cabeza colorada, Zamuro de Cabeza Roja, Zopilote Aura, Zopilote Cabecirrojo
Spanish (Argentine): Jote cabeza colorada
Spanish (Chile): Jote de cabeza colorada
Spanish (Colombia): Guala Cabecirroja
Spanish (Costa Rica): Zopilote cabecirrojo
Spanish (Cuba): Aura Ti˝osa
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Aura, Aura Ti˝osa
Spanish (Honduras): Cute
Spanish (Mexico): Aura Cabecirroja, Aura Com˙n, zopilote aura
Spanish (Nicaragua): Zopilote Cabecirrojo
Spanish (Paraguay): Cuervo cabeza roja
Spanish (Uruguay): Cuervo Cabeza Roja
Spanish (Venezuela): Oripopo
Estonian: kalkunkondor
Basque: Zapelatz arrunta
Finnish: Kalkkunakondori
Faroese: M˙svßkur
French: Catharte aura, Urubu Ó tŕte rouge, Vautour Ó tŕte rouge
Irish: Bult˙r turcach
Galician: Mi˝ato
Guarani: Yryvu akÔ virÔi
Manx: Shirragh
Haitian Creole French: Malfini karanklou
Hebrew: עקב חורף, קתרטס תרנגולי
Italian: Avvoltoio collorosso, Avvoltoio dal collo rosso, Avvoltoio tacchino
Japanese: himekondoru
Japanese: ヒメコンドル
Latin: Cathartes aura
Lithuanian: Kurkinis grifas, Paprastasis suopis
Dutch: Kalkoengier, Roodkopgier
Norwegian: Kalkunkondor, Musvňk, Ormhauk, Skjorvengje, Vasspip
Ojibwa: ᒥᑕᑎᑭᑎᑲᐧᑐ
Polish: sepnik rˇzowoglowy, sępnik rˇżowogłowy, Urubu rˇżowogłowy
Portuguese: camiranga, corvo-de-cabeša-vermelha, gereba, urubu-cašador, urubu-campeiro, Urubu-de-cabeca-vermelha, urubu-de-cabeša-vermelha, urubu-gereba, urubu-ministro, urubu-peba, urubu-per˙, urubu-rei, xem-xem
Portuguese (Brazil): camiranga, corvo-de-cabeša-vermelha, gereba, urubu-cašador, urubu-campeiro, Urubu-de-cabeša-vermelha, urubu-gereba, urubu-ministro, urubu-peba, urubu-per˙, urubu-rei, xem-xem
Russian: Гриф-индейка, катарта-индейка
Slovak: Kondor morkovitř, MyÜiak h˘rny, MyÜiak lesnř, supovec morkovitř
Slovenian: puranji jastreb
Albanian: Huta
Swedish: Kalkongam
Turkish: Hindi Akbabası, Şahin
Chinese: 红头美洲鹫

Sub-species

Cathartes aura
Cathartes aura [aura or septentrionalis]
Cathartes aura [aura or septentrionalis]
Cathartes aura aura
Cathartes aura [aura or septentrionalis]
Cathartes aura falklandicus
Cathartes aura jota
Cathartes aura meridionalis
Cathartes aura ruficollis
Cathartes aura septentrionalis
Cathartes aura teter

Map by Hey jude, don't let me down; Minzinho
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