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The Ocellated Turkey Puts the 'Trip' in Tryptophan

Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata)

OSCELLATED TURKEY (Meleagris ocellata) - ©Dave Irving The Ocellated Turkey lives only in a km² square miles) range of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico .

Ocellated Turkey - Phasionidae Meleagris ocellata Strutting his stuff! The hens were not interested.

A pair of Ocellated Turkeys


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The Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata) is a species of turkey residing primarily in the Yucatán Peninsula—as well as the northern parts of Belize & Guatemala. The body feathers of both sexes are a mixture of bronze & green iridescent color.  Neither sex possesses the beard typically found in wild turkeys. Tail feathers of both sexes are bluish-grey with an eye-shaped, blue-bronze spot near the end with a bright gold tip. Both sexes have blue heads with some orange or red nodules

OSCELLATED TURKEY ©Chris Chafer Location:Chris writes: “This species is restricted to the Yucatan Peninsula region that covers south-eastern Mexico, northern Belize and north-eastern Guatemala. In Tikal they have become relatively tame

Ocellated Turkeys

Ocellated Turkeys

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The Ocellated Turkey Puts the ‘Trip’ in Tryptophan

The Ocellated Turkey is one of the most beautiful birds in the world, and very few people even know it exists! So give thanks to this threatened species.

Wild Turkey-we had these nasty birds in our old yard. like 30 at a time! They are huge and look just like raptors. They ate my butterfly bush:(

The turkey bird cam live streaming feature helps you have a visual understanding of the life of these amazing birds.

Ocellated Turkey. Difficult to keep in captivity, not cold hardy, truly wild and magnificent

Not Your Average Turkey: The Ocellated Turkey

Ocellated Turkey

Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata) in the lowland rainforest of northern Guatemala.



Ocellated Turkeys - Google Search

Ocellated Turkeys - Google Search

Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata)

Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata)

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Ocellated Turkey ~ very pretty turkey!

Le Monde de Maya - *** Le dindon ocellé ***

Ocellated Turkey - a species of turkey residing primarily in the Yucatán Peninsula.

Ocellated Turkey by Rich Lindie in Guatemala

Photo of the day – So, since it’s Christmas, which for many people equals roast turkey (amidst all the other yummy, decadent goodies), our photo for the.