Know the Difference Between Hens and Gobblers
It's easy to distinguish a gobbler from a hen by differences in their size, color, heads,
and other characteristics.


Wild Turkey Species and Subspecies

 

Not only are gobblers different from hens, but the different subspecies of wild turkeys vary in size, color, and behavior. Click on a link below to learn more about each of the five unique subspecies of wild turkeys.

 
Eastern Wild Turkey Gould's Wild Turkey
Merriam's Wild Turkey Osceola Wild Turkey
Rio Grande Wild Turkey