C/S:   Turkey Vulture
    Cathartes aura
Av. Size:   30 in (76 cm); 6 ft wingspan (185 cm) wingspan
Identifying Characteristics:   brownish-black feathers on body, featherless red head, white bill
Range:   from S Canada throughout much of the Americas
Habitat:   open and semi-open places both rural and non-rural
Other Info/Notes on Photo:   feeds on a variety of carrion
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