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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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Recent observations

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

diannes

Date

March 27, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

khimmler

Date

March 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

charlie

Date

March 28, 2015 03:56 PM EDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jmaughn

Date

March 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

dpom

Date

March 27, 2015 05:28 PM PDT

Description

flock of a dozen

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

robberfly

Date

March 27, 2015 05:26 PM PDT

Description

Beautiful light on these guys while leaving the park.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

greg_ross

Date

March 15, 2015

Description

Group of Wild Turkeys one an albino type.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Date

March 27, 2015 03:24 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

star_bit

Date

March 25, 2015 04:58 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

ross2

Date

March 22, 2015 02:11 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

michaelcobballen

Date

March 26, 2015 07:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

seathingie

Date

March 26, 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.