Wild Turkey

Wild Turkey – Gobbler | Bosque del Apache | April, 2012

Wild Turkey – Gobbler | Bosque del Apache | April, 2012

MC56-0263

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Wild Turkey – Gobbler | Bosque del Apache | April, 2012

Wild Turkey – Gobbler | Bosque del Apache | April, 2012

MC56-0251

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Wild Turkey – Gobbler | Bosque del Apache | April, 2012

Wild Turkey – Gobbler | Bosque del Apache | April, 2012

This adult gobbler is a Rio Grande subspecies wild turkey, as are all the wild turkeys at Bosque del Apache. | MC56-0256

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Wild Turkey – Gobbler | Bosque del Apache | April, 2012

Wild Turkey – Gobbler | Bosque del Apache | April, 2012

MC56-0251

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

MC56-0079

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

MC56-0086

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April,2012

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April,2012

MC56-0112

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

MC56-0128

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

MC56-0115

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2012

MC56-0130

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

MC35-0159

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

MC35-0168

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

This bird is an adult Rio Grande subspecies gobbler. |MC35-0197

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Wild Turkeys – Immature Males | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

Wild Turkeys – Immature Males | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

These birds are immature males of the Rio Grande subspecies. These one year males are called “jakes”. |MC35-0114

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

This bird is an adult Rio Grande subspecies gobbler. |MC35-0139

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Wild Turkeys – Male & Female | Peloncillo Mts. NM | June, 2009

Wild Turkeys – Male & Female | Peloncillo Mts. NM | June, 2009

The largest of all wild turkey’s, this adult gobbler and hen of the Gould’s subspecies are quite rare in New Mexico, where they are found only in the Peloncillo Mts. This range of mountains is located along the New Mexico, Arizona border just north of the border with Mexico. The Sierra Madre Occidental Mts. in northern and central Mexico are home to most of the Gould’s turkeys. |MC10-0113

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Wild Turkey – Immature Male | Sheridan, Wyoming | June, 2011

Wild Turkey – Immature Male | Sheridan, Wyoming | June, 2011

This young turkey is a one year old male of the Merriam’s subspecies. One year old males are known as “jakes”. |MC48-0193

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Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

Wild Turkey – Male | Carlsbad, New Mexico | April, 2011

This wild turkey is an adult gobbler of the Rio Grande subspecies. Most of the wild turkeys in New Mexico are Meriam’s subspecies, but we do have some Rio Grande’s and a very small number of the Gould’s subspecies. |MC35-0173

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