Cathartes aura


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Noun1.Cathartes aura - a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United StatesCathartes aura - a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States
cathartid, New World vulture - large birds of prey superficially similar to Old World vultures
Cathartes, genus Cathartes - type genus of the Cathartidae: turkey vultures
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The ranges of lesser yellow-headed vulture, black vulture Coragyps atratus, and turkey vulture Cathartes aura overlap in Central America; however, their preferred habitats often preclude feeding together at carcasses (Howell & Webb 1995).
Las especies mas abundantes en la zona de estudio fueron: Cathartes aura, Progne tapera, Charadrius wilsonia, Quiscalus mexicanus y Egretta thula (Tabla 2).
CATHARTIDAE 10 Cathartes aura - X - 11 Coragyps atratus - X X VII.