Wild turkeys - 32 in all!
Observed 4 May 2015
large bird brown overall with mottled feathering. Poults with adults.
Guajolotes registrados mediante cámaras trampa, durante el monitoreo biológico de jaguar coordinado por la CONANP, en el ejido Tamba.
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.
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...