Wild Turkey Basics

Looking for information about the wild turkey? You've come to the right place!

Our Wild Turkey Basics page was designed to provide visitors with a wealth of information about the two turkey species: the North American wild turkey and the Ocellated turkey. The North American species has five subspecies including: the Eastern, Florida (Osceola), Rio Grande, Merriam's and Gould's.The Ocellated turkey is a separate species. 

Here you can listen to live recordings of talkative birds, view vibrant full color images of triumphant toms, learn about wild turkey habitat and behavior, and get expert information regarding wild turkey population threats. 

After you've explored all six sections on the Wild Turkey Basics page, visit the Hunt Wild Turkeys section of our website and read in-depth articles All About Wild Turkeys