A common American vulture with black plumage and a bare red head.
- Cathartes aura, family Cathartidae.
- For youngsters, there will be the opportunity to meet various birds of prey, including Simba the kestrel and George the turkey vulture.
- The turkey vulture flew over our house and landed on the neighbor's yard where it stayed for minutes fighting off two crows.
- The turkey vulture is not the only opportunist circling in the roasting sun of the Chihuahuan desert for valuable quarry.
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Syllabification: tur·key vul·ture
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