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Recent observations

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Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Meleagris gallopavo

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raulagrait

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April 18, 2015 05:49 PM PDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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sarahcarline

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April 17, 2015

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turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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lallisaur

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April 18, 2015 06:30 PM MDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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gyrrlfalcon

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April 18, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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dwest

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April 17, 2015 02:06 PM PDT

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Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

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chriscasolaro

Date

April 16, 2015 11:27 AM EDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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dpom

Date

April 15, 2015 02:54 PM PDT

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wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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fsut

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April 16, 2015 07:38 PM EDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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mikaelb

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April 11, 2015 11:05 AM CDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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mikaelb

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April 11, 2015 10:10 AM CDT

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WITU Meleagris gallopavo

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zaccota

Date

April 16, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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larry522

Date

April 15, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is native to North America and is the heaviest member of the diverse Galliformes. It is the same species as the domestic turkey, which was originally derived from a southern Mexican subspecies of Wild Turkey (not the related Ocellated Turkey). Although native to North America, the turkey probably got its name due to the domesticated variety being imported to Britain in ships coming from the Levant via Spain. The British at...

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.