Winter Wild Turkey Flock Survey
|Goal||Monitor health and abundance of wild turkeys prior to breeding.|
|Task||Count young turkeys in New York state.|
Harsh winter conditions significantly affect young turkeys. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation seeks wildlife lovers in every county to help them observe and count young male and female turkeys (also known as Jakes and Jennies), from January through March.
|How to Join||
A survey form with detailed instructions is available here: http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/48756.html .
Computer, internet to download form
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||While fishing, On a walk, run, On a hike, In the car, At home|
|Tags||bird, birding, birds, count, counting, turkey|
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