1California Quail (Callipepla californica) Male Photographed in Mendocino National Forest at Red Bluff, CA on April 8, 2012.
2Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Tom Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 5, 2018. He was one of a pair. They were close and seemed unafraid of humans.
3Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Female Photographed in my yard near Rochester, NY on April 13, 2014.
4Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Poult This fledgling Wild Turkey, or poult, was seen at Bergen Swamp in western New York State on June 9, 2005. I encountered an adult female wild turkey with poults along the Loop trail. They all scattered, except for this very young poult that froze in place at my feet. It was probably just a few days old. Bergen Swamp is a preserve owned by the Bergen Swamp Preservation Society.
5Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Tail Feather Photographed at Thousand Acre Swamp near Rochester, NY on Aug 9, 2012. Thousand Acre Swamp is a preserve owned by the Nature Conservancy.