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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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    • dindon sauvage
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    • Wild Turkey
    • Turkey
    • American turkey
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

charro

Date

July 3, 2014

Description

Una pluma del ala

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jmcalpin

Date

July 19, 2014 06:44 PM CDT

Description

Stopped to let it cross the road and snapped a picture.

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No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

trainerlauri09

Date

June 4, 2014 08:20 AM EDT

Description

Four individuals in our back yard!

Photos / Sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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awolfrum

Date

July 19, 2014 06:03 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jcombs

Date

October 27, 2011

Photos / Sounds

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What

WITU Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

zcota

Date

July 16, 2014

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 16, 2014 05:28 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

ntornambe

Date

July 16, 2014 08:15 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

justjohn

Date

July 15, 2014

Place

bryan park (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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justjohn

Date

July 14, 2014

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

charlie

Date

March 27, 2011 01:25 PM PET

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

July 14, 2014 05:26 PM EDT

Description

Hen and two chicks.

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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.