Wild Turkey/Peacock adult spotted 3/31/2012

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by audreyB, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. audreyB

    audreyB New Egg

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    3/31/2012
    Rochester,MA
    Wild turkeys come through my yard regularly.
    They come up close to the kitchen door.
    The 6 new adults for this spring (2012), have a 'friend'
    with them (bird #7). It is an adult with a
    peacock head, including the top head feathers - crest?,
    shiny iridescent blue/green thin, long neck and the rest is
    the turkey body. There is a patch of white and darker
    feathers at the top part of the wing. It moves and feeds like its turkey companions.
    I will try and capture a few photos when they come through again.
    This seems to dispute some other info I have read where they will mate but
    no eggs will be produced.
     
  2. msmeower

    msmeower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't wait for pictures!!!!
     
  3. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't wait :D
     

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