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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

flock of 10

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

paulroose

Date

September 10, 2014

Place

Albee, MI (Google, OSM)

Description

9 near the road.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

WITU Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

September 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Date

September 16, 2014 03:09 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

svarner

Date

September 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

greglasley

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

new bird for my yard. I have a couple of acres of suburban live oak savannah adjacent to a juniper woodland. I'd never seen Wild Turkey at this spot but this morning there was a flock of six investigating the area after some much needed rain the previous day or two.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

svarner

Date

September 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

svarner

Date

September 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

mchlfx

Date

September 19, 2014

Place

LLELA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

svarner

Date

September 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

September 18, 2014 02:34 PM EDT

Description

By the roadside on the Parkway; about eight birds

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Date

September 17, 2014

Description

13 at the entrance and later behind Ben's.

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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.