WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCathartes aura (Linnaeus, 1758)

159144  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159144)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean; North America  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean; North America [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Cathartes aura (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159144 on 2017-12-13

Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
changed

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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 27" (69 cm); Wingspan: 69" (175 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean; North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from New England, southern Ontario, the Prarie provinces, and British Columbia, south throughout the United States, Mexico and South America. Winters south from the northern part of its Breeding range to Florida and the Gulf States [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkalkoengier  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorturkey vulture  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUrubu à tête rouge  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTruthahngeier  [details]