The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is an upland ground bird native to North America and is . The record-sized adult male wild turkey, according to the National Wild Turkey Federation, weighed 16.85 kg (37.1 lb), with records of tom turkeys.
A male turkey is typically called a tom, or a gobbler. The female turkey, when an adult, is called a hen. The baby turkeys are called a poult, or a chick, regardless.
A male turkey is called a tom or a gobbler, a female turkey a hen, and a baby turkey a poult or chick. A young male turkey is called a jake and a young female is.
Most North American kids learn turkey identification early, by tracing outlines of their hands to make Thanksgiving Adult male (Western group) Wild Turkey.
A male Eastern wild turkey (Wikicommons) 6) An adult gobbler weighs 16 to 22 pounds on average, has a beard of modified feathers on his.