Definition of Turkey buzzard

1. Noun. A New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States.

Exact synonyms: Buzzard, Cathartes Aura, Turkey Vulture
Generic synonyms: Cathartid, New World Vulture
Group relationships: Cathartes, Genus Cathartes



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turkey Buzzard

turions
turista
turistas
turk
turk's head
turkestanite
turkey
turkey-chick
turkey-chicks
turkey-cock
turkey-cocks
turkey-hen
turkey-hens
turkey-shoot
turkey-trot
turkey buzzard (current term)
turkey cock
turkey drumstick
turkey frill
turkey frills
turkey gobbler neck
turkey ham
turkey leg
turkey meningoencephalitis virus
turkey oak
turkey red
turkey rhinotracheitis
turkey rhinotracheitis virus
turkey shoot
turkey slap

Literary usage of Turkey buzzard

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"First, that the turkey buzzard selects its food by the sense of smell; ... I think, then, that it may be safely assumed that both the Turkey -Buzzard ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1884)
"SC The turkey buzzard in Western New York. — A turkey buzzard {Cat ha ríes aura) was shot at Kendall Mills, ten miles northwest of this town. Mav 23. ..."

3. Birds that Hunt and are Hunted: Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy by Neltje Blanchan (1904)
"The turkey buzzard shows a decided preference for warm latitudes, never nesting farther north than New Jersey on the Atlantic coast, though, ..."

4. Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution: With an by Lorenzo Sabine (1864)
"Both were burned in all parts of the country; and on some occasions, the former was dressed in tar and turkey- buzzard's feathers. The plumage of thin bird ..."

5. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"The food of the turkey buzzard is mainly carrion, but it also eats snakes, toads, and probably ... turkey buzzard. Four wei'ks old. Photographed from life. ..."

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