Since living in the East Bay Area California since 2013, I've seen both individual and small groups of turkeys that seem to be wild. How/why they're living in such a heavy urban area is very curious to me.
The turkey is a large bird in the Meleagris genus, which is native to the Americas. One species, Meleagris gallopavo (commonly known as the Wild Turkey), is native to the forests of North America. The domestic turkey is a descendant of this species. The other living species is Meleagris ocellata or the Ocellated Turkey, native to the forests of the Yucatán Peninsula.