The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is native to North America and is the
heaviest member of ..... can reach 30 lb (14 kg) in weight. The eastern wild turkey
is heavily hunted in the Eastern USA a...
Wild Turkey. Adult male (Eastern). Very large, plump game-bird; Male
unmistakeable in display with tail fanned and body "inflated"; Iridescence and
“Strutting Toms” - Eastern Wild Turkeys (Photo by Maslowski - NWTF).
Introduction. The eastern wild turkey, as its name implies, inhabits the eastern
half of the ...
Eastern wild turkeys are the most widely distributed subspecies east of the
Mississippi River. They are also the most abundant. In fact, you can find them in
Eastern Wild Turkey. (Meleagris gallopavo silvestris)This subspecies of wild
turkey is the most numerous and hunted species and is also the most widely ...
Eastern Wild Turkey Habitat Management. The wild turkey is an omnivore with its
annual diet consisting of 90% plant and 10% animal matter. Mast, fruits, seeds ...
Oct 8, 2013 ... Scientific Name: Meteagris gallopava silvestris. Common Name: Eastern Wild
Turkey. (Information for this species page was gathered by Ms.
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Eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo). Wild Turkey Description. Toms (adult
males) weigh 18-24 pounds or more; hens (females) about 10 pounds. Plumage
The Eastern wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is a large and truly magnificent
bird. Adult males, also called "toms" or "gobblers", have red, blue, and white skin