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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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    • American turkey
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Recent observations

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jlmichael

Date

July 9, 2015 01:04 PM CDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 24, 2015 06:36 PM PDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

curiousbynature

Date

December 9, 2007

Description

Wild turkeys - 32 in all!

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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tobimichelle

Date

August 1, 2015 01:40 PM EDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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mikesweet

Date

July 30, 2015 11:56 AM CDT

Description

Observed 4 May 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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regalis

Date

July 31, 2015 07:23 PM EDT

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Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

Observer

jbrown

Date

July 22, 2015 04:11 PM EDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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brookesmith

Date

July 21, 2015 11:05 AM EDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

sacagewea2

Date

July 21, 2015

Description

large bird brown overall with mottled feathering. Poults with adults.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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conanpsursinaloa

Date

October 11, 2013

Description

Guajolotes registrados mediante cámaras trampa, durante el monitoreo biológico de jaguar coordinado por la CONANP, en el ejido Tamba.

Photos / Sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 27, 2015

Description

It has been a number of months since Wild Turkeys have shown up at my place. Three came by at mid day today when it was in the 90s F in temp to check the area under a bird feeder.

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No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

Observer

seanwsullivan1

Date

July 27, 2015 08:43 AM CDT
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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.