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I was driving down a beach road and saw these turkeys, I never see turkeys very often they are fast runners.
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Is it the Cuban Frogs?
Oh? New one? Awesome!!
You have one more Florida mission established last week.
Hi!! I missed you also!! :)Thank You both!!
Oh... Keep your duty first..!!
Hi pyoung great to hear from you! We missed you!
Hi, Ashish and Emma,Thank you!! I have not been photographing until today due to my heavy workload in college. I hope to have a nice Christmas break to post more. I did go out and take a few photos today, which I will post. :)
Hi... Young... Hope you are active and post more spottings...
@ Brandon awesome facts!! pyoung is going to be happy when she reads this!
"Osceola Wild Turkey or Florida Wild Turkey (M. g. osceola) (Scott, 1890)Found only on the Florida peninsula, they number from 80,000 to 100,000 birds. This bird is named for the famous Seminole Chief Osceola, and was first described in 1890. It is smaller and darker than the Eastern Wild Turkey. The wing feathers are very dark with smaller amounts of the white barring seen on other subspecies. Their overall body feathers are an iridescent green-purple color. They are often found in scrub patches of palmetto and occasionally near swamps, where amphibian prey is abundant."http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wild_Turkey...What is fascinating is that this sub-species is only found in Florida, which gives them the smallest natural range of any of the wild turkey species.
great video pyoung!!
Lat: 28.55, Long: -82.65
Spotted on Oct 8, 2011 Submitted on Oct 9, 2011