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wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
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wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Plate 1 of Birds of America by John James Audubon depicting Wild Turkey.
Notes: Engraved from painting made by John James Audubon at Beechwoods Plantation, Feliciana Parish (now West Feliciana Parish), Louisiana 1825.
Date 1827-1838
Source University of Pittsburgh
Author John James Audubon (1785–1851)

The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is an upland ground bird native to North America and is the heaviest member of the diverse Galliformes. It is the same species as the domestic turkey, which was originally derived from a southern Mexican subspecies of wild turkey.

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