Wild Turkey – 5/20/2020

Observer: Ilan Fisher

Observation Date: 5/20/20

Observation Time: 5:00 p.m.

Observation Location: Bayberry Drive

Common Name: Wild Turkey

Scientific Name: Meleagris gallopavo

Comments: Red team vs. Blue team – truly American birds! So much so that Ben Franklin thought the wild turkey would be preferable to the bald eagle as a national symbol. See: https://www.history.com/news/did-benjamin-franklin-propose-the-turkey-as-the-national-symbol

More Information: All About Birds