Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture Cathartes burrovianus

  • Order: Cathartiformes
  • Family: Cathartidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Jack C. Eitniear


This account benefited from information provided by Richard Schabel, Amber Rosintoski, Steve McGehee, and Paul Woods, and from the Global Raptor Information Network of The Peregrine Fund.

It is dedicated to the late Ed Henckel, Walter Crawford and Dora Weyer.

Recommended Citation

Eitniear, J. C. (2014). Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture (Cathartes burrovianus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.lyhvul1.01