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Eastern Wild Turkey….meleagris gallopavo silvestris…..The part from his neck is called a beard.It is made up of feathers. Image taken in Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountain NP

Canon 40D
Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
400mm
1/1000
f/5.6
ISO 640
Handheld
Exposure Compensation -1/3
RAW

Tags

turkey, gobbler, male, beard, bird, fowl, critter, cades cove, great smoky mountain, wildlife

Comments

  • RanyLutz
    RanyLutzalmost 3 years ago

    Nice catch!

  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchellalmost 3 years ago

    We on;y ever get to see little cooked bits of these birds. I have never met a live one.

  • Seth  Weaver
    Seth Weaveralmost 3 years ago

    He looks like this tom heard your shutter? Wonderful shot Gary.

  • Carla Maloco
    Carla Malocoover 2 years ago

    Stunning shot of this magnficent bird.

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