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  Turkey Vulture
Cathartes aura
  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture
Cathartes burrovianus
IOC 9.2
 

Turkey Vulture
Cathartes aura
Sacha Lodge, metal tower, Sucumbíos - 2014-02-04
© Jan Badura
 
































Field guides

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van Perlo, Ber
A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil

Plate/page: 107

Sibley, D. A.
The Sibley Guide to Birds

Plate/page: 96

Sibley, D., A.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

Plate/page: 92

Sibley, D. A.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

Plate/page: 174

S.N.G. Howell and S. Webb
A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America

Plate/page: 25

Ascanio, D., Rodriguez, G. and Restall, R.
Birds of Venezuela

Plate/page: 57

Freile, J. and Restall, R.
Birds of Ecuador

Plate/page: 57

Freile, J. and Restall, R.
Birds of Ecuador

Plate/page: 18

Kenefick, M., Restall, R. and Hayes, F.
Birds of Trinidad & Tobago

Plate/page: 23

McMullan, M., Donegan, T. M. and Quevedo, A.
A FG to the Birds of Colombia

Plate/page: 36

Angehr, G.R. and Dean, R.
The Birds of Panama

Plate/page: 30

Garrigues, R. and Dean, R.
Birds of Costa Rica

Plate/page: 27

Schulenberg, Thomas S., Stotz, Douglas F., Lane, Daniel F., O'neill, John P and Parker III, Theodore A.
Birds of Peru (2007)

Plate/page: 26

Restall, R., Rodner, C. and Lentino M.
Birds of Northern South America

Plate/page: 10

Latta, S. et al.
Birds of the Dominican Republic & Haiti

Plate/page: 80

Raffaele, H., Wiley, J., Garrido, O., Keith, A. and Raffaele, J.
Birds of the West Indies

Plate/page: 29

Jaramillo, A.
Birds of Chile

Plate/page: 9

Ridgely, R. S. and Greenfield, P.J.
The Birds of Ecuador

Plate/page: 153

Fagan, J. and Komar, K.
A FG to Birds of Northern Central America


References

  • Cathartes aura: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2019.
  • Cathartes aura: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • van Perlo, Ber: A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil; Oxford University Press, October 9, 2009; ISBN:0-195-30155-2
  • Garrigues, R. and Dean, R.: Birds of Costa Rica; Christopher Helm, 2007; ISBN:0-801-47373-X
  • S.N.G. Howell and S. Webb: A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America; Oxford University Press, April 1995; ISBN:0-198-54012-4
  • Restall, R., Rodner, C. and Lentino M.: Birds of Northern South America; Christopher Helm, 2006; ISBN:0-713-67243-9
  • Jaramillo, A.: Birds of Chile; Helm Field Guides, 2003; ISBN:0-713-64688-8
  • Latta, S. et al.: Birds of the Dominican Republic & Haiti; Helm Field Guides, 2006; ISBN:0-713-67905-0
  • Sibley, D. A.: The Sibley Guide to Birds; Alfred A. Knopf, October 2000; ISBN:0-679-45122-6
  • Sibley, D., A.: The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America; Alfred A. Knopf, April 29, 2003; ISBN:0-679-45121-8
  • Sibley, D. A.: The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America; Alfred A. Knopf, April 2003; ISBN:0-679-45120-X
  • Schulenberg, Thomas S., Stotz, Douglas F., Lane, Daniel F., O'neill, John P and Parker III, Theodore A.: Birds of Peru (2007); Christopher Helm, 2007; ISBN:0-7136-8673-1
  • McMullan, M., Donegan, T. M. and Quevedo, A.: A FG to the Birds of Colombia; ProAves, Colombia, 2010; ISBN:0-982-76150-3
  • Angehr, G.R. and Dean, R.: The Birds of Panama; Zona Tropical , 2010; ISBN:0-801-47674-7
  • Ridgely, R. S. and Greenfield, P.J.: The Birds of Ecuador; Christopher Helm , 2001; ISBN:0-713-66117-8
  • Kenefick, M., Restall, R. and Hayes, F.: Birds of Trinidad & Tobago; Helm Field Guides, 2011; ISBN:1-408-1-52096
  • Raffaele, H., Wiley, J., Garrido, O., Keith, A. and Raffaele, J.: Birds of the West Indies; Helm Field Guides, 2003; ISBN:0-713-65419-8
  • Fagan, J. and Komar, K.: A FG to Birds of Northern Central America; Houghton Mifflin, 1 November 2016; ISBN:0-544-37326-X
  • Ascanio, D., Rodriguez, G. and Restall, R. : Birds of Venezuela; Helm Field Guides, 2017; ISBN:1-408-10535-7
  • Freile, J. and Restall, R.: Birds of Ecuador; Helm Field Guides, 2016-11-03; ISBN:1-408-10533-0
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Animalia
    Phylum Chordates
    Chordata
    Class Birds
    Aves
    Order Hawks, Eagles, Vultures, and Allies
    Accipitriformes
    Family New World Vultures
    Cathartidae
    Genus Cathartes
    Species Turkey Vulture
    aura
    (Linnaeus, 1758)

      meridionalis Swann, 1921
    w North America
      septentrionalis zu Wied-Neuwied, 1839
    e North America
      aura (Linnaeus, 1758)
    sw USA (s California to s Texas) to n Costa Rica, Greater Antilles
      ruficollis von Spix, 1824
    s Costa Rica and Panama to n Argentina and e Brazil
      jota (Molina, 1782)
    Andes from Colombia to s Argentina
      falklandicus (Sharpe, 1873)
    Pacific coast from Ecuador to s Chile, Falkland Is.
    Distribution
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    NA, MA, SA widespread
    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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