Classification
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  • English
    • Landfowl
    • Gamebirds
    • Gallinaceous Birds
  • Korean
    • 닭목
  • Scientific Names
    • Galliformes
    • Craciformes
  • Russian
    • Курообразные
    • Куриные
  • Belarusian
    • Курападобныя
  • Spanish
    • Chachalacas, guajolotes silvestres, codornices y pavón
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 雞形目
  • Persian
    • ماکیان سانان

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Recent observations

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Ocellated Turkey Meleagris ocellata

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nbaisley

Date

August 5, 2016 05:19 PM PDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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kerylina

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January 18, 2017 03:14 PM AEDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

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January 14, 2017 01:31 PM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

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January 17, 2017 02:06 PM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

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January 16, 2017 09:50 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

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January 15, 2017 09:22 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

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January 13, 2017 11:31 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

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January 12, 2017 10:03 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

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January 11, 2017 09:19 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

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January 10, 2017 12:36 PM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

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January 9, 2017 10:45 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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erikamitchell

Date

January 8, 2017 10:39 AM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

Galliformes is an order of heavy-bodied ground-feeding birds, which includes turkey, grouse, chicken, New and Old World quail, ptarmigan, partridge, pheasant, and the Cracidae. The name derives from "gallus," Latin for "cock" or "rooster". Common names are gamefowl or gamebirds, landfowl, gallinaceous birds or galliforms. "Wildfowl" or just "fowl" are also often used for Galliformes, but usually these terms also refer to waterfowl (Anseriformes), and occasionally to other commonly hunted birds. This group has about 290...

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