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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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Recent observations

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

maractwin

Date

August 28, 2014 09:17 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

maractwin

Date

August 28, 2014 10:28 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

janetplant

Date

August 27, 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Description

Eight Turkeys were in the trees, making scarce. You can see one to right of right most tree silhouette.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

pinkpimpernel

Date

August 22, 2014 01:26 PM EDT

Description

East

Photos / Sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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sea-kangaroo

Date

August 24, 2014 02:37 PM PDT

Description

Part of a big flock of them on the far shore.

Photos / Sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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dpom

Date

August 24, 2014

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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jpalus

Date

May 24, 2014

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

Observer

nicksharp

Date

August 23, 2014 09:26 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 24, 2014 10:37 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

trainerlauri09

Date

July 31, 2014 09:50 AM EDT

Description

Hen and eight poults observed at a rest area. Poults about half grown.

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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.