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#6253246 - 04/09/16 12:54 PM Different Looking Turkey
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My dad shot a turkey this morning in Mills County. I've never seen one with so much black on it before. Has anyone seen anything like this before?

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#6253253 - 04/09/16 01:01 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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That is different. Seen lighter ones but not that.

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#6253349 - 04/09/16 03:01 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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Part buzzard:)?

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#6253354 - 04/09/16 03:10 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: Scoop]
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Originally Posted By: Scoop
That is different. Seen lighter ones but not that.
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#6253355 - 04/09/16 03:10 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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Looks like a melanistic wild turkey. Pretty dang cool cheers
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#6253371 - 04/09/16 03:29 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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I just figured he did what all the college football teams are doing these days, and decided to come out in an all black uniform.

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#6253375 - 04/09/16 03:32 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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Would make a very unusual mount. "Turkey Buzzard"

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#6253549 - 04/09/16 06:12 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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That is pretty unusual. Ranchman might be right, a bit melanistic.
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#6253812 - 04/09/16 08:43 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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Very different.

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#6253815 - 04/09/16 08:45 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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Cool bird for sure. up
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#6254136 - 04/10/16 08:39 AM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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#6254173 - 04/10/16 09:07 AM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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Kool lookin bird for sure.....mount worthy....
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#6254611 - 04/10/16 05:23 PM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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don't think i have ever seen one that dar. Cool bird

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#6255085 - 04/11/16 07:03 AM Re: Different Looking Turkey [Re: jmh004]
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