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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

anaxyrus

Date

April 25, 2010

Description

Japatul, San Diego

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jessemartinjr

Date

September 24, 2016 11:26 AM CDT

Description

They seemed pretty used to humans and cars and were with some hens.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

wincal

Date

April 6, 2016 09:01 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

mbarry

Date

September 24, 2016 03:47 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

mandm

Date

September 24, 2016 11:01 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

mandm

Date

September 24, 2016 11:01 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jay_gebhardt

Date

August 29, 2016 06:46 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

mollydeblanc

Date

September 24, 2016 12:49 PM EDT

Place

Hull, MA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

laurelridge

Date

September 24, 2016 12:25 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

phlank

Date

May 1, 2016 07:07 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

carissa6

Date

September 22, 2016 02:17 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

owlentine

Date

September 23, 2016 05:27 PM MDT
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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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