Wild Turkey Hen

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D80
State/Province/Region
CA
Country
US
Nearest Area
Santa Cruz Mountains
Town
San Jose
Description

Turkeys become very active and are easily seen throughout the Santa Cruz Mountains just prior to mating in May. Hens are characterized by a bluish-grey head with more feathers on it than a male, small major caruncles (wattles) and a sizable dewlap, the fold of skin beneath the neck.

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Date Added
April 23, 2011
Date Taken
April 23, 2011