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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

captnemo

Date

April 6, 2008

Description

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
spotted while walking to american river from Effie Yeaw nature preserve

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Photos / Sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

rdm24

Date

November 27, 2014 02:41 PM EST

Description

A thanksgiving miracle

Photos / Sounds

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What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

ericisley

Date

October 26, 2008

Photos / Sounds

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What

Merriam's Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo merriami) Meleagris gallopavo ssp. merriami

Observer

sarahward93

Date

November 26, 2014 02:06 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Date

November 25, 2014 03:10 PM PST

Description

A flock flying over the creek canyon

Photos / Sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

richardwasson

Date

May 17, 2014

Description

Found this nest only because the mother took off about 5 feet from me, and scared the you know what out of me.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Guajolote norteño Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

hvillalonmoreno

Date

November 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

brianw

Date

May 9, 2009

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

beth1992

Date

November 24, 2014 12:41 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

biosam

Date

November 23, 2014 04:42 PM PST

Description

A flock of turkeys blocking the road like they own the place.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

gerardo_lopez

Date

November 23, 2014

Place

Cuautitlán, Estado de México (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

coleesc

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

Incidental Sighting: I was driving home at first they were crossing in front of my Jeep. I pulled over to the side of the road to observe them for about 20 minutes before they flew off. You could see their wet tracks across the cold and dry road. It was cold and just before the snow started to fall.

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Description from Wikipedia

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.

No range data available.