4300 block of 45th Ave S Minneapolis, MN
Four turkeys out strolling. I followed them for a few minutes.
Turkey mother with several babies following her.
I was able to capture the pictures of these turkeys in several places but in the same area. They were a nice size, and a few of them had some nice sized beards. They were very calm and didnt seem to be scared of me from a distance. They got a little more scared the closer i got.
Observed this turkey in our rural sub-division. It was by itself making gobbling noises in our backyard. We have many of them in our area.In the past they came into our yard looking for Poha Berries, but they were getting all of the berries and we were getting none so we took out the plants.
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...