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    • Dindon sauvage
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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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    • Wild Turkey
    • Turkey
    • American turkey
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Recent observations

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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dpom

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January 16, 2017 10:15 AM PST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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sambiology

Date

January 13, 2017

Description

Headed back up north after a really nice meeting in the Lower Rio Grande Valley with the other urban biologists.

Wanted to explore some of the nature trails of Sablatura Park in Banquete. Enjoyed it here, but I did get a flat tire -- someone left out some nails, I suppose. :-/ Worth it -- saw some nice organisms. :)

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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allenratzlaff

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January 15, 2017 09:45 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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audrey2

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January 16, 2017 08:50 AM PST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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jh075416

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January 16, 2017 05:12 PM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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kylejones

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January 16, 2017 10:04 AM EST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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jawyatt

Date

August 19, 2016 01:38 PM CDT

Description

Four wild turkey grazing during mid-day in Joelton, TN.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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sarasimpson

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January 10, 2017 03:09 PM CST

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Eastern Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. silvestris

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dcarrie

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March 28, 2016 11:25 PM CDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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driftlessroots

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August 19, 2016 03:48 PM CDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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August 18, 2013 12:54 PM CDT

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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jaykeller

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January 15, 2017 05:53 PM PST
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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.
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