The Wild Turkey

The Wild Turkey

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A National Wild Turkey Federation and U.S. Forest Service book Standard reference for all subspecies Extensive, new information on all aspects of wild turkey ecology and management The standard reference for all subspecies--Eastern, Gould's, Merriam's, Florida and Rio Grande--The Wild Turkey summarizes the new technologies and studies leading to better understanding and management. Synthesizing the work of all current experts, The Wild Turkey presents extensive, new data on restoration techniques; population influences and management; physical characteristics and behavior; habitat use by season, sex, and age; historic and seasonal ranges and habitat types; and nesting ecology. The book is designed to further the already incredible comeback of America's wild turkey.Comparison of male weight, beard length, and spur length for 5 subspecies of the wild turkey. ... that Goulda#39;s was the largest and the Florida the smallest subspecies, based on average ranks for all measurements (Table 2). ... aquot; Steadman (1980) did not measure M. g. gallopavo. shape and the variance of the measurements.

Title:The Wild Turkey
Author:James G. Dickson
Publisher:Stackpole Books - 1992


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