Eastern Turkey (Wild Turkey) Animal Pictures

Meleagris gallopavo silvestris

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A male Gould's Wild Turkey photographed in southern Arizona.

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When awake, turkeys spend most of their time looking for food.

Eastern male Wild Turkey tom (Meleagris gallopavo) strutting with tail feathers in fan through a grassy meadow in Canada

turkey in the wild
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Wild Turkey, Merriam's subspecies, strutting with tail fanned out and beard visible, Cascade Foothills, Washington

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There are two families of turkeys: Phasianidae and Meleagrididae.