Not a turkey

by Kim
(Ben Lomen, CA)

It's the size of a turkey but it has dots. Could it be just some domestic type of turkey that got out?

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Jun 13, 2015
Positive id
by: Anonymous

I have seen many in my day. Positive without a doubt, this is a guinea fowl. These are domestic fowl. Usually bought to help rid of fleas and ticks. Tend to make a load repetitive and obnoxious chirping sound.

Mar 18, 2015
neither turkey, nor duck, but chicken :)
by: Telma Franco

This is called "galinha d'angola" in Brazil, where I live. It's a kind of chicken, brought from Africa (that explains the "Angola" in its name) in the colonial times (18th and 19th centuries). Some people here still breed it as fowl, since many Brazilian dishes have African roots, as do many dishes in the southernmost states of the US.

Mar 12, 2015
Hmmm Rubber Duckies
by: Art (bequik)

Hmmm I got a couple of Rubber Duck lawn ornaments look quite similar,some people in our area buy em if they have a pond you put a piece of rebar thru a hole on the back to hold em to the ground and try to atrack ducks ,some guys bye em for hunting practice .....So much for Rubber duckies Looks like a Rubber Turkey to Me.................

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