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Interesting turkey #7815458 04/22/20 05:54 PM
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Saw this on our camera....Piebald, right?

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Looks like a domesticated white turkey got into the mix....


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Who let that Cracker out of the yard laugh

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Almost looks like a Gould’s turkey. Very cool

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That is cool!!


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I've seen pictures of these from time to time. Piebald, or I think someone called them gunsmoke turkeys.

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Just another color phase of turkeys, they come in different colors in the wild but often times the lighter colors do not make it to adult stage of life. The white ones and light grey ones are easier for predators to find when young. Cool birds and most color phase adults I see are hens, but have seen two mature gobblers colored that way. Hhink I still have a hen decoy colored like that.

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Smoke phase. I saw where one was killed in Georgia this spring.

https://www.gon.com/hunting/smoke-phase-gobbler-murray-county

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Originally Posted by kry226
Smoke phase. I saw where one was killed in Georgia this spring.

https://www.gon.com/hunting/smoke-phase-gobbler-murray-county


That's a cool bird...


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Surprised it made it this long. Must be smart or fast or both.

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Surprised it made it this long. Must be smart or fast or both.


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It sure was cool to see on the game trail cameras!

Apparently, a Melanistic turkey was recently taken as well. Seen a handful of melanistic deer, pics of that TX bobcat not too long back, but never a turkey:

Melanistic Turkey Article

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Back in the late seventies we hunted in Melvin near Brady we had one on the lease look like that !

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Cool pic

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Every year I see the "Smoke" turkeys in my hog hunting area. Still haven't been able to connect with one but there are sometimes a half dozen of them in a field.


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Originally Posted by RattlesnakeDan
Every year I see the "Smoke" turkeys in my hog hunting area. Still haven't been able to connect with one but there are sometimes a half dozen of them in a field.

That's pretty cool you have the genes that prevalent.

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No its got fether's...


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