Cathartes aura


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  • noun

Synonyms for Cathartes aura

a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States

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Migration peak Species Total Count Date Black Vulture Coragyps atratus (c) 747 104 14 Mar Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura (c) 26 6 17 Mar King Vulture Sarcoramphus papa (b) 30 13 17 Mar Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus (a) 5 2 17 Mar Hook-billed Kite Chondrohierax uncinatus (b) 2 2 25 Mar Snail Kite Rostrhamus sociabilis (c) 396 130 23 Mar Rufous-thighed Kite Harpagus diodon (b) 12 6 2 Apr Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis (a) 5,571 2,507 29 Mar Long-winged Harrier Circus buffoni (c) 1 1 19 Mar Rufous-thighed Hawk Accipiter erythronemius (c) 12 7 15 Mar Great Black Hawk Buteogallus urubitinga (c) 2 1 14 Mar Savanna Hawk B.
Indication of the sense of smell in the Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura (Linnaeus), from feeding tests.