The Story of America’s Largest and Rarest Turkey Subspecies
The Gould’s turkey (Meleagris gallopavo mexicana) is one of the few wild turkey subspecies that survive in the arid regions of the south-central United States and Mexico. Although there are some limited hunting opportunities in Arizona and
The Rio Grande Wild Turkey is more than just a Texas bird.
The Rio Grande subspecies of wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo intermedia) is best known for the arid regions of the south-central United States. But it has also been introduced along the entire West Coast and to
What do you know about the swamp turkey from Florida?
The Osceola wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo osceola), also known as the Florida turkey, is a subspecies of wild turkey that only occurs in the Florida peninsula. Since it is limited to such a small geographic range,
Pursuing the beautiful mountain bird — the Merriam's Wild Turkey.
Just as the Eastern wild turkey is known for eastern forests and the Midwest, the Merriam’s wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo merriami) is best known for the mountainous regions of our Western states at higher elevations. This mountain turkey
Rebounding from near extinction, the Eastern Wild Turkey is the King of Game Birds.
The wild turkey is one of our country’s greatest conservation success stories. Coming back from the brink of extinction, they have expanded their range and become a more common sight every year