Biodiversity - Turkey Vulture

  • Name: Turkey Vulture

  • Scientific name: Cathartes aura

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Cathartidae

Status:  Common.

Size:  76 cm.

Weight:  1.4 kg.

Elevation:  up to 2,000 meters above sea level.

 Circles the area alone or in small groups.

Can climb to 2,000 meters, but only in small groups.

In flight, one can see a white strip on the tip of each wing.

Carrion eaters, very important in the cycle of decompostion of animals.

They search for thier food thru olfactory sense and usually arrive before the more aggressive vultures.





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