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    • Dindon sauvage
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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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    • Wild Turkey
    • Turkey
    • American turkey
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Recent observations

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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mako252

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December 9, 2016 10:35 AM CST

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Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

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rwp84

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December 8, 2016

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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susanelliott

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December 6, 2016 10:18 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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gtguy

Date

May 11, 2013 03:00 PM CDT

Description

Location is approximate within Badlands National Park. These birds were located somewhere along Hwy 240.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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June 25, 2010 12:20 PM EDT

Description

wild turkey?

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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lbullington24

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July 27, 2015 07:12 AM CDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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lbullington24

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May 28, 2015 08:52 AM CDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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rhp

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December 21, 2012 01:07 PM PST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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December 2, 2016 11:07 AM CST

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JunyoR

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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December 3, 2016

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ecoEXPLORE username: animalgirl1

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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pafenton

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December 7, 2016 07:58 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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gordon_dietzman

Date

April 19, 2016 07:10 AM CDT
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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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