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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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    • Wild Turkey
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 17, 2014 11:37 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

October 29, 2014 01:03 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

kasshardy

Date

October 28, 2014 12:15 PM PDT

Description

Group of 7

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

October 27, 2014 02:05 PM NCT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

gerardo_lopez

Date

October 26, 2014

Place

Cuautitlán,Estado de México (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

October 23, 2014

Description

Seen hiding amongst the oaks with a couple black tailed deer.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

paulroose

Date

September 23, 2014

Description

6 seen off road.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

paulroose

Date

October 4, 2014

Place

Albee, MI (Google, OSM)

Description

10 seen crossing the road.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

billgiez

Date

October 24, 2014 05:42 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

6 caught on stealthcam in Pines.

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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.