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Ornithology 67842 MCZ Ornithology
 Meleagris gallopavo silvestris
[no specific locality data]
North America
[no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1825-12-31)
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Meleagris gallopavo silvestris Vieillot, 1817
Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Aves Neornithes Galliformes Galli Phasianoidea Meleagrididae Meleagris gallopavo silvestris
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: migration
Continent/Ocean: North America
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Verbatim Locality: [no verbatim locality data]
Locality Remarks: no data|Source: Peale Museum|
Collecting Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1825-12-31)
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skin (mounted) unchecked in collection 1
Remarks: Data Checked: card - December 2008 REF | COMMENTS: Specimen mentioned in Relics of the Peale Museum; see Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Volume 59; "M.C.Z. No. 67842. This is without much doubt the original of T. R. Peale's beautiful figure of the Wild Turkey Cock in Bonaparte's "American Ornithology," 1, 1825, pl. 9." |
from photo sessions for Rarest of the Rare but not published in the book

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from photo sessions for Rarest of the Rare but not published in the book

MCZ Ornithology Birds 065486-071435, pg.95

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MCZ Ornithology Birds 065486-071435, pg.95


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