I encounter with female wild turkey which is 76-95 cm long and difference between male and female turkey is that female turkey is lighter,smaller and don't have beard most of the time.
Male wild turkey are called " TOM"
We found two of these feathers, about 9 inches long and 1 1/2 wide. The lower 1 inch is shown.
The ruler on the edge of my book got kind of washed out in the photo, for scale the edge of the book is 7 inches.
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...