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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

nvarvel

Date

February 17, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

matthewcolomb

Date

July 28, 2014 09:53 AM EDT

Description

3 large wild turkeys and 10-12 babies along rt 28 between old forge and eagle bay, ny

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

matthewcolomb

Date

July 28, 2014 10:08 AM EDT

Description

1 large turkey and 3-4 babies along rt 28 between raquette lake and blue mountain lake, ny

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

cbauer

Date

August 17, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

two adults with 10 young feeding in grass/berry field

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

beartracker

Date

July 24, 2014

Place

Redway, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

josephbyrne42

Date

July 21, 2014

Description

Hummer House, Christoval, Texas

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

ephraimz

Date

July 25, 2014 07:41 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

charro

Date

July 3, 2014

Description

Una pluma del ala

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jmcalpin

Date

July 19, 2014 06:44 PM CDT

Description

Stopped to let it cross the road and snapped a picture.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

trainerlauri09

Date

June 4, 2014 08:20 AM EDT

Description

Four individuals in our back yard!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

awolfrum

Date

July 19, 2014 06:03 PM PDT
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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.