Can Turkeys Fly?
I am still surprised at the internet stories that explain with authority that turkeys cannot fly-- Could the internet be wrong?

Turkey Hen flying down from her roost at dawn

I suppose that some web writers or bloggers write about turkeys without ever having seen a bird except internet videos or simply repeat information that is already disseminated.

However Heritage Turkeys, like their wild ancestors are excellent fliers when the situation demands it.

Full moon on the roost, Royal Palm hen, Rio Grande wild tom and Bourbon Red hen

Turkeys on the roof (not sure why)

Turkey Hen feathering to a soft landing from her roost at dawn

Dawn landing by a Blue Slate hen

No title....only cuss words--flying off my truck

Most impressive turkey flight?

I was kayaking the Suwannee River with Paddle Florida & spooked a wild Osceola turkey that flew from one side of the river to the opposite side!


Weirdest turkey flight?

Reading about these people dropping wild turkeys from airplanes. ??

Article states some of the birds died upon impact?.....oh I forgot, "food animals" have no rights...


Turkey Hen flying down from her roost at dawn

Heavy Tom Turkey flying from his roost



Can Turkeys Fly?

I hope I answered that question!

Dawn!



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