Turkey vulture (Cathartes aura) in flight

Turkey vulture (Cathartes aura) in flight

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Caption: Turkey vulture (Cathartes aura) in flight. Florida. This vulture lives throughout North and South America, and mostly feeds on carrion. It spends most of the day soaring and circling in the air, and locates its food using its excellent sense of smell. It can grow to a length of around 70 centimetres. Photographed in Florida, USA.

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