On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 9:52 AM, Jack Davis <jdavi...@comcast.net> wrote:

> Turkey Vulture it seems, is also a New World buzzard.(?)

A turkey vulture is a vulture, not a buzzard.  "Buzzard" is a term fro
various hawk species, especial of the genus Buteo.  There are parts of the
US where the Turkey Vulture is called by some a buzzard or a turkey
buzzard, but  ornithologically that is not correct, and no bird watcher
would refer to it as a buzzard.

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