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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

birdgal5

Date

February 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

beartracker

Date

August 30, 2015

Place

Redway, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Macro close-ups showing the afterfeather found on turkey contour feathers.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

richardwasson

Date

September 1, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jthill

Date

August 30, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

finatic

Date

August 10, 2015 05:36 PM PDT

Description

Middlesex County, Massachusetts, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

finatic

Date

August 10, 2015 05:59 PM PDT

Description

Middlesex County, Massachusetts, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

apcorboy

Date

August 30, 2015 08:51 AM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

redhat

Date

February 15, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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panza_rayada

Date

May 24, 2015 02:56 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Date

July 3, 2015 07:55 AM EDT

Description

Family of turkeys foraging in our west field

Photos / Sounds

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

kimberlietx

Date

July 17, 2012 05:46 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

imapuma

Date

August 26, 2015 10:19 AM EDT
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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.