Tag: turkey

  • Bird Species U - Z

    Bird Species U through Z Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans) Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) Whooping Crane (Grus americana) Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) Wood Thrushes (Hylocichla mustelina) A – B | C – E | F – J | K – O | P – T | U – […]

  • Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

    The Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) is a very large bird at a length of 25 inches and a 72 inch wingspan. These broad wings allow the vulture to soar in the skies for great lengths of time. At intervals, the vulture will flap its wings slowly and then continue to soar. Both the males and […]

  • Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

    For many, the turkey is simply a large bird that you eat traditionally at Thanksgiving dinner. Few realize that there are two different species of turkey and that the Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is the heaviest of the two. The Wild Turkey is found naturally in North America and the other species – known as […]

  • Exquisite Bird Watching in Turkey

    Turkey is an incredibly beautiful place filled with all kinds of plants and animals. Birds are certainly found in abundance here and a large number of birdwatchers are fast discovering that ...

  • Do birds have a sense of smell?

    Perhaps you've heard this old-wives' tale: "if you touch a baby bird, its parents will reject it because it smells like humans". This tale isn't true, because birds have a very poor sense of ...