Cathartes aura: Taxonomy | Photographs
- Kingdom: Metazoa ((=Animalia) multicellular animals)
- Phylum: Chordata (chordates)
- Class: Aves (birds)
- Order: Ciconiiformes (herons, egrets, storks, ibises, spoonbills)
- Family: Ciconiidae
- Genus: Cathartes (turkey vultures)
- Species: Cathartes aura
- Common Names: Turkey Vulture
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Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Wakulla Springs, FL
December 20, 2001
Photo contributed by Josh Hillman
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