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Noun: Cathartes aura
  1. A New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States
    - buzzard [N. Amer], turkey buzzard, turkey vulture

Type of: cathartid, New World vulture

Part of: Cathartes, genus Cathartes

Encyclopedia: Cathartes aura