One loan hen walking on grass next to curb.
Large brown feathers colorful beards and a small head
Large bird who walks more than flies and grazes in meadows and fields. Spends nights in trees.
non-native I know, but a handsome family nonetheless
Not the most agile of fliers. Watched this turkey crash into a wall before it not-so-gracefully landed next to the creek.
A loan hen crossed the road from field in front of National Gypsum to the undergrowth on West side of road.
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...