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Wild Turkey

Meleagris gallopavo


Maryland turkey. I don't know the exact type.


Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

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Wild Turkey
Meleagris gallopavo Wild Turkey

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ForestDragon 8 years ago

If you are able to find out which subspecies, you can add it later. Until then, it is perfectly acceptable to just make it Meleagris gallopavo. Nice catch! I've seen wild turkey before but never seen the males all on display.

JackieHolmesBurns 8 years ago

The bird on the right is a hen. The bird on the left is a tom or gobbler. He is strutting, a display to advertise himself as a fit mate

JackieHolmesBurns 8 years ago

This would represent the Eastern subspecies of wild turkey. Nice photo!

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Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USA

Spotted on Aug 18, 2013
Submitted on Mar 7, 2013

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