Turkey – Details on the Wild Turkey

Turkey is a popular wild bird throughout The United States and Canada. Among its most recognizable attributes is its large size; about 6 feet from head to tail. The turkey is actually a medium-sized bird in the genus Meleagris, with two making it through species: the wild turkeys of main and eastern North America and the ornithoid turkey of the Yucatan Peninsula. A slim, long-necked bird, the turkey has a stout bill, big wings and a thick underparts. Its breast is white or yellow-colored with dark markings on it, mainly in a band across the bust. It has actually gray wings covered with brown feathers and its face has a short stout expense, brown plumes and also a pointed crest.

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