Wild Turkey
As A Domesticated Bird
Found In The Wildlife Safari

The species Meleagris gallopavo is used by humans for their meat. However, they were first domesticated by Native Americans from 800BC onwards for their feathers, which were used in ceremonies and to make robes and blankets.
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Turkey Looked Left
(1 of 7) (475 views)

Turkey external link (Meleagris gallopavo)
As A Domesticated Bird external link
Found In The Wildlife Safari internal link
In Winston, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 13:02:54 Thursday 24 September 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 24 November 2016)
© 2016 Terry Costales
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A turkey beside the road looked to its left at approaching traffic.


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Trukey Preened
(2 of 7) (566 views)

Turkey external link (Meleagris gallopavo)
As A Domesticated Bird external link
Found In The Wildlife Safari internal link
In Winston, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 13:02:08 Thursday 24 September 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 24 November 2016)
© 2016 Terry Costales
Creative Commons License
#T15_1778


A wild turkey stood beside the road and preened itself.


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Turkey Pecked
(3 of 7) (468 views)

Turkey external link (Meleagris gallopavo)
As A Domesticated Bird external link
Found In The Wildlife Safari internal link
In Winston, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 13:12:59 Thursday 24 September 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 24 November 2016)
© 2016 Terry Costales
Creative Commons License
#T15_1801


A turkey beside the road pecked at the ground in search of seeds to eat.


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Two Turkeys
(4 of 7) (471 views)

Turkey external link (Meleagris gallopavo)
As A Domesticated Bird external link
Found In The Wildlife Safari internal link
In Winston, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 13:13:16 Thursday 24 September 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 24 November 2016)
© 2016 Terry Costales
Creative Commons License
#T15_1803


Two turkeys walked together alongside a chicken wire fence.


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Turkey Portrait
(5 of 7) (490 views)

Turkey external link (Meleagris gallopavo)
As A Domesticated Bird external link
Found In The Wildlife Safari internal link
In Winston, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 13:13:23 Thursday 24 September 2015)
(Date Published: Thursday 24 November 2016)
© 2016 Terry Costales
Creative Commons License
#T15_1806


A turkey stood alongside a chicken wire fence and posed for a portrait.


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Turkey Parade
(6 of 7) (459 views)

Turkey external link (Meleagris gallopavo)
As A Domesticated Bird external link
Found In The Wildlife Safari internal link
In Winston, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 11:40:06 Thursday 24 September 2016)
(Date Published: Thursday 25 August 2016)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons License
#C16_7811


Three turkeys formed a parade as they walked alongside the roadway.


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Green Grass
(7 of 7) (439 views)

Turkey external link (Meleagris gallopavo)
As A Domesticated Bird external link
Found In The Wildlife Safari internal link
In Winston, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 11:40:32 Thursday 24 September 2016)
(Date Published: Thursday 25 August 2016)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons License
#B16_0176


A turkey, who stood alongside the road, searched for seeds and berries to eat. Green grass was reflected on the turkey's body.


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