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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura Turkey Vulture after feasting on a opossum. Seems strange to see one on my neighbor's roof. Cathartes aura,Geotagged,Summer,Turkey vulture,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Turkey Vulture after feasting on a opossum. Seems strange to see one on my neighbor's roof.

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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 DebRich
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Uploaded Jul 15, 2020. Captured Jul 15, 2020 04:14 in 216 W Magnolia Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212, USA.
  • Canon PowerShot G11
  • f/4.5
  • 1/501s
  • ISO80
  • 30.5mm