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Studies of the wild turkey in Florida

Lovett E. Williams

Studies of the wild turkey in Florida

by Lovett E. Williams

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Published by University Presses of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • Wild turkey -- Florida.,
    • Birds -- Florida.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLovett E. Williams, Jr. and David H. Austin.
      SeriesBulletin of the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Technical bulletin ;, no. 10, Technical bulletin (Florida. Division of Wildlife) ;, no. 10.
      ContributionsAustin, David.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL696.G254 W56 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2385782M
      ISBN 100813008743
      LC Control Number87014730

      Main Office: NE Waldo Road Suite Gainesville, FL Phone: () Fax: () Email: [email protected] A Samworth Book, Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Davis's classic work on the natural history of the Wild Turkey, and its hunting. He includes chapters on habitat, hunting with rifles and shotguns, propagation, and .

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        The wild turkey population in Alabama has declined about 20 percent in the past five years or so, and the state’s game department wants to know why. PDF | On Jan 1, , Donald Forrester and others published Book review of: The Wild Turkey (Biology and Management) (edited by J. G. Dickson) | Find, read and cite all the research you need on Author: Don Forrester.


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Studies of the wild turkey in Florida by Lovett E. Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Florida Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo osceola), an upland species that inhabits pinelands, cypress swamps, prairies, and hardwood hammocks in southern Florida, was extirpated from the Long Pine Key region of Everglades National Park in the early s.

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Although the barnyard variety is a rather stupid creature (leading to the insulting tone of the term "turkey"), the original wild form is a wary and magnificent bird.

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My studies of the wild turkey have been mostly in my native state of Florida where eastern and Florida turkey populations meet.

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