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Turkey Tuesday

Later Hatched Poults

This Turkey Tuesday is about later hatched poults, which many of us see in late summer. These pictures show poults that are nearly the size

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Turkey Tuesday

The Melanistic Morph

This Turkey Tuesday is about one of the color variations sometimes observed in wild turkeys – the melanistic morph. Many species of birds have more

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Turkey Tuesday

Hens Strutting

This Turkey Tuesday is about strutting, in this case by hens with broods. These pictures, sent to me by Brian Lovett, show a really interesting

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Turkey Tuesday

Older Poults

This Turkey Tuesday is about the groups of older poults we’re hopefully seeing across our landscapes. Once poults reach 2 weeks of age, their survival

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Kin Selection

This Turkey Tuesday is about kin selection. Kin selection is the concept where in a highly competitive breeding situation, a tom’s best bet to increase

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Turkey Tuesday

Sociality of Hens

This Turkey Tuesday is about sociality in hens as the breeding season starts. We know that once hens leave winter flocks, they form small social

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Complexity of Winter Flocks

This Turkey Tuesday is about emerging data showing that the composition of winter flocks may be more complex and variable than we’ve believed. Our understanding

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Taking Risks

This Turkey Tuesday is about taking risks. Research on many critters is showing that individuals have defined personalities, with some

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