Fantastic Wild Turkey Pictures
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Wild turkeys are common rural wildlife in many parts of the country. Wild turkey pictures show these favorite American holiday birds at their best...

Hi! My name is Maria. This page is a photo gallery collection of fantastic country photos for your enjoyment. Fantastic pictures capture a magical moments in time, and that's what you'll discover here at Fantastic Farm and Country!

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Turkeys for Backyard Wildlife

Take a walk in the woods on a fall country morning and you are quite likely to see a flock of wild turkeys. If you're lucky enough to live in the country, you may be able to just look out your window and see wild turkeys crossing the yard.

The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is the largest game bird in North America.  It is found in wooded areas across the United States.

The turkey is one of the most popular birds for the American people because it is traditionally included in holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Wild turkeys and domestic farm turkeys are both of the same family. Our farmyard turkeys are just domesticated wild turkeys! However, the domestic turkey has been interbred to be much larger.

Unlike domestic turkeys, wild turkeys can fly; although not for long distances. Usually it's just far enough to escape an enemy. At night wild turkeys fly up to roost in the lower branches of trees.

Turkeys forage in the woods or open grassy areas for food like acorns, nuts and seeds, wild berries, and insects. Keep reading to see some great pictures of wild turkeys.

What funny noises a turkey makes! Only the tom turkey actually gobbles. The hen makes clucking noises. A wild turkey's gobble can be heard up to a mile away.

Pictures of turkeys are fun for old and young alike! Keep on reading to see some great pictures of turkeys in the wild. And don't forget to share your pictures with us here!

Wild Turkey Flock
A group of wild turkeys crosses an autumn field.

Wild Turkey Flock

©Julie Vader/Shutterstock

Wild Turkey at Daybreak
A wild turkey foraging in an open field just before sunrise.

Wild Turkey at Daybreak
©Tony Campbell/Shutterstock
 

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Strutting Male Turkey
This wild tom turkey gobbler proudly struts; his impressive plumage fully extended.

Strutting Male Turkey
©William Holderness/Shutterstock

Wild Turkey Family
This wild turkey hen feeds with her cute young chicks in a grassy
field in Iowa, the US Midwest.

Wild Turkey Family
©MidwestWilderness/Shutterstock
 

 

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Wild Turkey Pictures
Two Wild Turkeys (Meleagris Gallopavo) foraging for food in a grassy field.

Wild Turkeys
©Alan Goulet/Shutterstock

Wild Turkey Silhouette
Here is a striking silhouette of a wild turkey under
low-hanging tree branches.

Wild Turkey Silhouette
©Julie Vader/Shutterstock
  

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Fantastic Wild Turkeys from our Readers

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Pet Turkey Pictures 
In the spring I purchased 5 baby turkey's. I took care of them fed them, and kept them warm with a heating lamp, however 3 out of the five became lame …

fantastic turkey photos 
Six Toms battled for 2 hours and this Tom was the winner.

Turkey picture shot from my bedroom window... 
Woke up Sunday morning (11/22/2009) and saw nine turkeys. A few minutes later, Tom decided to strut his stuff.

The Turkey Whisperer 
This is Wade, and our nickname for him is The Turkey Whisperer. Last year, my boyfriend and I (Wade) bought 15 Wild Turkeys from Dirt Willy farm in …

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Fantastic Free Wild Turkey Photos

Looking for free pictures of wild turkeys for personal or commercial use? The above stock images are copyrighted and you'll need to purchase a royalty-free license at Istockphoto or Shutterstock if you want to use them.

However, here are some great pictures from Flickr that are available for use under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Use them for your projects, screensavers, or desktop wallpaper as long as you give credit to the photographer.

Best on Flickr:


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Two Turkey Gobblers
Flickr/Teddy Llovet

Why did the turkey cross the road?
Flickr/jared

Wild Turkeys
Flickr/kevincollins

Wild Turkey in display
Flickr/Alan Vernon

Wild Turkey at Wallkill National Wildlife Refuge
Flickr/USFWS

 

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