Late winter--putting the punch on wildlife?
- A Wild Turkey's Wintertime Blues. Kennamer, James Earl // Hunt Club Digest;Winter2005, p34
The article presents the author's view on the challenges faced by the wild turkey during winters in some areas of the U.S. Canada. Though they are well adapted to survive in severe cold conditions, they remain in trees for more than a week. They can survive without food for more than two weeks,...
- Improving Winter Wild Turkey habitat. Eriksen, Bob // Hunt Club Digest;Winter2003, p50
As soon as the snow begins to fall, wild turkey biologists in the northern U.S. and Canada can count on receiving calls from concerned turkey hunters about the availability of winter food. Often the callers are seeking advice on what they might plant, how to build a feeder or what to feed...
- EFFECTS OF SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD AND EXPERIENCE ON WINTER SURVIVAL OF TRANSPLANTED WILD TURKEYS. RESTANI, MARCO; KIMMEL, RICHARD O.; FIEBERG, JOHN R.; GOETZ, SHARON L. // Wilson Journal of Ornithology;Jun2009, Vol. 121 Issue 2, p366
Wildlife biologists have provided supplemental food during winter to improve post-release survival of Wild Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) transplanted north of their ancestral range in Minnesota. We evaluated the effectiveness of this action by monitoring overwinter and annual survival of 140...
- Whiter than white. // Outdoor Life;Oct95, Vol. 196 Issue 4, p14
Reports on the bagging of a rare wild Merriam's turkey in Tucson, Arizona. Distinguishing features of the bird; Information from the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
- Turkey. // Outdoor Life;Apr96, Vol. 197 Issue 4, p76
Features the wild turkey or springtime gobbler for bird hunting enthusiasts. Species and population distribution; Physical features and mating behavior; Seasonal pattern of gobbling activity; Growth and survival.
- The wild turkey. Weidensaul, Scott // Country Journal;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p53
Focuses on the wild turkey. Intelligence; Visual acuity; Size; Turkeys as among the biggest birds in North America; Meleagris gallopavo as the species inhabiting north Mexico; Description; Mating and hatching of eggs. INSET: Are turkeys from Turkey?.
- Talking Turkey. Berger, Cynthia // Country Journal;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p52
Focuses on the return of wild turkeys in the United States.
- Ben's bird. Reiger, G. // Field & Stream;May89, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p48
Discusses Benjamin Franklin's recommendation to replace the US national emblem, the bald eagle, with the wild turkey. Brief history of the wild turkey.
- Turkey program winding down. Reynolds, J. // Field & Stream;Aug90, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p62
Reports on the success of the Massachusetts turkey-restoration program. Wild turkeys released at 18 sites in 1972-73; Wild turkeys now thriving.