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There are only two species of turkey in the world, the North American “Wild Turkey” (well known from Thanksgiving dinner) and this incredibly colorful fellow: The Ocellated Turkey. It is only found in the Yucatan Peninsula of Central America. (Ever wonder what are baby turkeys called?)
I photographed this particular guy strutting around the grounds of an ancient Maya ruin in Tikal National Park Guatemala. I know it’s a male because of the brilliant red eye-ring which appears in mating season.