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ITIS considers Cathartidae a invalid family. All genera are in family Ciconiidae.
CaCO3 18:20, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Gill, Wright & Donsker (2009) classified Cathartidae in Accipitriformes but many researchers place New World vultures in distinct order Cathartiformes (e.g. SACC). Lord Ag.Ent 00:03, 17 April 2009 (UTC)
Update: Cathartidae is now universally accepted, but placement (in Accipitriformes or Cathartiformes) remains unresolved - MPF (talk) 13:48, 25 February 2014 (UTC)