About a dozen, at least one tom, feeding on bank and just north of Codornices Creek at the Ohlone Greenway (opposite 1200 Masonic).
Two females at walnut street in north Berkeley, ca about 8:30am
2 hens foraging
A whole flock of hens, no toms, spread over 1 1/2 block area. Maybe 20+ in number.
Perhaps these three hens show up here everyday since food is put out (for them, specifically, or for other birds and they've found).
A Wild Turkey feather.
Three wild turkey peahens at the corner of Colusa and Rockaway, in El Cerrito. These are different ones from the 8 I saw earlier (previously logged).
The homeowners at 401 Colusa put out seeds for squirrels, birds, and, as I've noticed on many occasions, wild turkeys. I don't think this is a good idea, as it draws the turkeys to a fairly busy intersection. They are often in the road obstructing traffic here.
Eight wild turkey peahens walking along Colusa Street, around 748 Colusa, going south in El Cerrito. One of them is lighter in color than the others -- sort of whitish, but definitely not albino.
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...