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Wild turkeys in Central Pennsylvania, Sept 2009 (image from Wikimedia Commons)

18 July 2022

Once More it’s time to count wild turkeys ( Meleagris gallopavo) in Pennsylvania.

Each year the Video game Compensation carries out a statewide Wild Turkey Discovery Study, July 1 to August 31, to gather information on the dimension and also make-up of our wild turkey populace.

They request for the general public’s assistance to report what we see on the Turkey Brood Study internet site It’s quite simple.

  • The study ranges from July 1 to August 31.
  • Count the turkeys you see and also utilize the Study web page to go into the information
    • Document the place where you see them.
    • Matter “huge” versus “little” birds– grown-up vs adolescent.
    • Document the sex for all grownups, preferably. (Speak with the Wild Turkey Poster)
    • Do not dual matter. See the Study web page for even more information on this.
    • Offer some fundamental get in touch with information in situation PGC has inquiries.

Right here are 2 images to provide you exercise checking: (1) “Huge” and also “Little” birds, and also (2) Count the group.

Wild turkeys, mom and also juveniles, July 2011 (image from Wikimedia Commons)
Wild turkeys in main Pennsylvania (image from Wikimedia Commons)

The number of did you count?

Obtain outdoors with the Wild Turkey Discovery Study

p.s. I are afraid there will certainly be a low/zero matter of turkeys in the city. They made use of to be abundant in Frick and also Schenley Parks yet not any longer. I do not understand why.

( images from Wikimedia Commons; click the subtitles to see the originals)

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