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
Nov 22, 2014 ... What is a turkey snood and why do turkeys care? ... Jakes and Gobblers both
have beards or modified feathers that dangle from their chest ...
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.
The snood, like the turkeys head will turn bright red when elongated. ... Beard:
The tuft of horse hair like feathers that hang from a turkeys' chest. Almost always ...
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.
Page with pictures of Wild Turkeys. ... As befits a mature male, the bird has an
impressive "beard" or mane of hairlike feathers ... This bird's snood is retracted.
Mar 9, 2013 ... What is the purpose of a wild turkey's snood? research and explainations for the
vary length and ... Treble Hooked Triple Beard Turkey: What?
Male wild turkeys have a beard, which at first glance looks like hair sticking out of
... Males can extend and contract the snood at will, causing it to hang over their ...
Mar 22, 2016 ... The snood is that funny thingy hanging off the top of a male turkey's beak. ... A
turkey's beard, as seen on this strutting gobbler, is believed to ...