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Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture Cathartes burrovianus

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

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Eitniear, J. C. 1985. Notes on the relative abundance and distribution of the Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture in Mexico and Belize, Central America. Birds of Prey Bulletin 2: 17-20.

Eitniear, J. C. 2015. Estimating age classes in the Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture Cathartes burrovianus. Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society 48:46-48

Eitniear, J.C., and S. M. McGehee. 2017. Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture Mandibular Ecomorphy and Feeding Interactions at an Established Feeding Site in Belize. Texas Journal of Science 69:37-46.

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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