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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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    • Wild Turkey
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Recent observations

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

scottking

Date

May 27, 2016 02:20 PM CDT

Description

Wild Turkey
near Sprague Lake
Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge
North Dakota

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

mothvet

Date

May 7, 2016

Description

2 carcasses off side of road

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

gabbieb

Date

February 14, 2016 04:32 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

red_wolf

Date

May 28, 2016 01:46 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

dabler96

Date

May 29, 2016 10:24 AM EDT

Description

We out here

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

rjadams55

Date

May 21, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

Observer

jokurtz

Date

August 28, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

Observer

jokurtz

Date

November 30, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

Observer

jokurtz

Date

February 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

Observer

jokurtz

Date

February 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

Observer

jokurtz

Date

February 16, 2015

Place

Pickford (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Rio Grande Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. intermedia

Observer

rangerrick

Date

May 26, 2016 02:30 PM CDT

Description

Found this hen near the Quail Run Campground at Ray Roberts Lake State Park-Isle Du Bois.

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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.
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