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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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auntiejpeg

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May 28, 2015 09:35 AM PDT

Description

One loan hen walking on grass next to curb.

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May 28, 2015 12:38 PM PDT

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Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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May 28, 2015 09:28 AM PDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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ty_maionaze

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May 28, 2015 01:44 PM EDT

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Large brown feathers colorful beards and a small head

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Wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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roxie11

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

Large bird who walks more than flies and grazes in meadows and fields. Spends nights in trees.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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matty

Date

May 21, 2015 06:38 PM PDT

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non-native I know, but a handsome family nonetheless

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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dpom

Date

May 27, 2015

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Not the most agile of fliers. Watched this turkey crash into a wall before it not-so-gracefully landed next to the creek.

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Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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anudibranchmom

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May 27, 2015 02:01 PM PDT

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Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) eggs Meleagris gallopavo

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May 11, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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kwillott

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May 27, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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auntiejpeg

Date

May 26, 2015 02:25 PM PDT

Description

A loan hen crossed the road from field in front of National Gypsum to the undergrowth on West side of road.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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colinmorita

Date

May 25, 2015 07:41 AM HST
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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.