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Winter Wild Turkey Flock Survey

Main Project Information
Goal Monitor health and abundance of wild turkeys prior to breeding.
Task Count young turkeys in New York state.
Where New York

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: .
Use the form to record the number of wild turkeys you see from January through March.

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Required Gear

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
Media Mentions
and Publications
Tags bird, birding, birds, count, counting, turkey
Project Updated 11/17/2017