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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 Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jul 9, 2017. Captured Oct 22, 2016 15:47 in Unnamed Road, Inírida, Guainía, Colombia.
  • NIKON D810
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO220
  • 400mm