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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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Guajolote norteño Meleagris gallopavo

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hvillalonmoreno

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January 26, 2015

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wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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campcuyamaca

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January 27, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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mirna

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November 19, 2014

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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joshualincoln

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January 24, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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hfabian

Date

January 23, 2015

Description

Single bird.

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Guajolote norteño Meleagris gallopavo

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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rangervic

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January 24, 2015 07:59 AM PST

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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sanguinaria33

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June 1, 2010 01:54 PM CDT

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Guajolote norteño Meleagris gallopavo

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jorgetrevino

Date

January 21, 2015

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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happynaturalist

Date

January 14, 2015 11:30 AM CST

Description

Stewart Creek Trail has an active turkey population currently. I'm curious what size their range is, whether these are the same turkeys I've found evidence of on the other side of the river.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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happynaturalist

Date

January 14, 2015 11:22 AM CST

Description

There were a few turkey scat on the long Stewart Creek Trail, widely scattered enough that I felt they deserved several entries.

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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happynaturalist

Date

January 14, 2015 10:57 AM CST

Description

Didn't find tracks on the spongy forest floor, but found several scats. This was on the new Stewart Creek trail on the non-public side of LLELA.

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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.