flock of 10
9 near the road.
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.
By the roadside on the Parkway; about eight birds
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...