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    • Meleagris gallopavo
    • Meleagridis gallopavo
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

jscc

Date

May 2, 2016 04:21 PM CDT

Description

4300 block of 45th Ave S Minneapolis, MN

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

pja2000

Date

March 30, 2016

Place

West Edge (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

meghanconnelly

Date

March 6, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Date

August 3, 2014 10:27 AM PDT

Description

Four turkeys out strolling. I followed them for a few minutes.

Tags

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What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Date

July 28, 2014 04:43 PM PDT

Description

Turkey mother with several babies following her.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

meghanconnelly

Date

March 6, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Rio Grande Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. intermedia

Observer

mustardlypig

Date

May 1, 2016 02:20 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

zaccota

Date

April 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

dfwuw

Date

May 1, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Date

April 12, 2016

Place

Balsam NC (Google, OSM)

Description

I was able to capture the pictures of these turkeys in several places but in the same area. They were a nice size, and a few of them had some nice sized beards. They were very calm and didnt seem to be scared of me from a distance. They got a little more scared the closer i got.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rio Grande Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo ssp. intermedia

Observer

lynnbeittel

Date

May 1, 2016

Description

Observed this turkey in our rural sub-division. It was by itself making gobbling noises in our backyard. We have many of them in our area.In the past they came into our yard looking for Poha Berries, but they were getting all of the berries and we were getting none so we took out the plants.

Photos / Sounds

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

meghanconnelly

Date

April 6, 2016
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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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