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Old Aug 30, 2007, 11:04 PM   #1
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Saw this on the way to the lake today



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Old Aug 31, 2007, 10:06 AM   #2
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woah. what is that? female turkey? nice capture tom.

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Old Aug 31, 2007, 10:38 AM   #3
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Nice shot Tom. Wild Turkey?...cheers...Don
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Old Aug 31, 2007, 10:52 AM   #4
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It is some kind of domestic bird, the farmer had a yard full of them.

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Old Aug 31, 2007, 11:50 AM   #5
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It is a Helmeted Guinea Fowl, an African bird imported into many other places. This one appears to be an escape.
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penolta wrote:
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It is a Helmeted Guinea Fowl, an African bird imported into many other places. This one appears to be an escape.


ya that was going to be my second guess... :G

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Old Aug 31, 2007, 9:34 PM   #7
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There was a bunch of them, I just picked this one out for the shot. Had to stop the car to chase them off the road.

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Old Sep 1, 2007, 2:29 PM   #8
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If you make them fly, they make god awful noise. Lets just say its NOT a songbird!

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Old Sep 1, 2007, 5:14 PM   #9
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Guineas have that prehistoric look. They make good watch-birds, too.
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Old Sep 1, 2007, 9:10 PM   #10
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When I was a kid living in a rural area, it was very common to see those noisy watch-birds. Seems like almost every home place had a flock of them.



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