Ocellated Turkey

Ocellated Turkey

On rare occasions, female ocellated turkeys have been spotted with spurs.

On rare occasions, female ocellated turkeys have been spotted with spurs.

Although some previous reports have stated that female ocellated turkeys commonly have spurs, during 4 years of field work and trapping activities in Tikal National Park, only 1 female was seen with spurs, which were very small and best described as rudimentary buttons.


Image | © Chloe Reid, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-NC 4.0)
Sources | (Taylor, Quigley, & Gonzalez, 2002)

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