CZ EN
SEARCH  

Taxon profile

species

Turkey Vulture
Cathartes aura (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Cathartiformes »  family Cathartidae - American vultures »  genus Cathartes - Turkey Vultures

Scientific synonyms

Vultur aura
Catharista aura
Catharactes aura

Least Concern

Images

Cathartes aura - Turkey Vulture

Author: Karney, Lee

Cathartes aura - Turkey Vulture

Author: Petr Adamec

Cathartes aura - Turkey Vulture

Author: Jan Ševčík

Cathartes aura - Turkey Vulture

Author: Jan Ševčík

juvenile animal

Cathartes aura - Turkey Vulture

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Cathartes aura - Turkey Vulture

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

CZ  

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Cathartes aura aura (Linnaeus, 1758) - Western Turkey Vulture
subspecies Cathartes aura jota (Molina, 1782)

Cathartes aura jota - 0000000001010

subspecies Cathartes aura ruficollis Spix, 1824 - South American Turkey Vulture
subspecies Cathartes aura septentrionalis Wied-Neuwied, 1839 - Eastern Turkey Vulture

Cathartes aura septentrionalis - 0000000001 1


Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Cathartes aura]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22697627]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Cathartes aura (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52940]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Cathartes aura Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Cathartes aura (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Cathartes aura]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Cathartes aura (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Cathartes aura]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Cathartes aura]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.

Intertaxon relationships (not confirmed) - 1
Comments