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Tom Turkey in Winter  Meleagris gallopavo,Wild Turkey,Wild turkey,winter,winter birds Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (6)

  1. Nice! Posted 6 days ago
    1. Many thanks. Posted 3 days ago
  2. What a gorgeous bird, highlighted so beautifully against the snow here. Such a nice shot. Posted 6 days ago
    1. One of the few days during winter that we had sun, was fortunate that he came along! Posted 3 days ago
  3. Wonderful, John! Posted 5 days ago
    1. Thanks I appreciate the look. Posted 3 days ago

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The wild turkey 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. Although native to North America, the turkey probably got its name from the domesticated variety being imported to Britain in ships coming from the Levant via Spain.

Similar species: Chicken-like Birds
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jun 29, 2020. Captured Feb 17, 2019 14:36.
  • NIKON D7200
  • f/5.6
  • 10/12500s
  • ISO500
  • 400mm