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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

paul43

Date

June 27, 2016 04:54 PM PDT

Description

Wild Turkey

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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andreafaith1993

Date

June 22, 2016 07:18 AM EDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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aaroncarlson

Date

June 26, 2016 12:52 PM CDT

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What

Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

Observer

eeyorewg

Date

June 26, 2016 07:39 PM EDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

entomo-logic

Date

June 3, 2016

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

caslinda

Date

June 16, 2016

Description

Noticed this small group in the shade of a conifer in the park's East Canyon.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

gary13

Date

June 26, 2016 09:03 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

matthewherron

Date

June 24, 2016 01:36 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

cae1

Date

June 25, 2016 09:12 AM PDT

Description

About 7 adults with many young.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

itmndeborah

Date

June 25, 2016

Description

Turkey with poult

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

markjordbaer

Date

June 17, 2016 01:31 PM PDT

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What

Rio Grande Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. intermedia

Observer

cvvigil

Date

June 25, 2016 08:17 AM PDT
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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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