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The Turkey vulture is the most widespread of the New World vultures. One of three species in the genus ''Cathartes'' of the family Cathartidae, the turkey vulture ranges from southern Canada to the southernmost tip of South America. It inhabits a variety of open and semi-open areas, including subtropical forests, shrublands, pastures, and deserts.

Similar species: New World Vultures
Species identified by Pamswildimages
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Uploaded Dec 3, 2015. Captured Jun 5, 2015 14:54 in 5097 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A2, Canada.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/11.0
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO3200
  • 600mm