Anatomical structures on the head and throat of a domestic turkey. 1. Caruncles,
2. Snood, 3. Wattle (dewlap), 4. Major caruncle, 5. Beard. A caruncle is defined
as 'a small, fleshy excrescence ...
Nov 22, 2011 ... Wild Turkeys are interesting creatures with a unique appearance, a complex
social ... A Male Wild Turkey showing wattles, snood and beard
Differences between young and old and male and female wild turkeys.
A primer on snoods, dewlaps and other fleshy appendages. ... the beard is
actually a modified feather, even though it appears to be part of the turkey's skin.
Pin the Snood on the Turkey! Now, where is Tom Turkey hiding without his snood
? Use the mouse to drag the turkey's snood and let it go where you think Tom ...
Wild turkeys are among the most popular game animals in the world. ... Very long
beards (longest beards of all subspecies); Second to the Osceola in difficulty of
calling in .... The snood functions in both intersexual and intrasexual selection.
Oct 30, 2013 ... Chances are the basted beauty of roasted turkey will soon be gracing a table
near you. Symbolic of family traditions, cheer, and celebration, ...
Male wild turkeys have a beard, which at first glance looks like hair sticking out of
its chest. ... Males and females both have a snood located above their beak.
The snood, like the turkeys head will turn bright red when elongated. ... Most
people think the beard is a male only feature however approximately one out of
Wattles are some of the most distinctive and memorable physical traits in turkeys.
If you look at a turkey's neck for even half a second, you'll probably notice a ...