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Eastern wild turkey

One of my friends said he shot a jake wild turkey (first year male) that had the nubs for the spurs on the legs and the turkey had a beard, but he also said that it had eggs inside of it. He claims it had male parts. Could this be true?

Birding Expert - George H. Harrison

Some hen turkeys do have beards, though it is not common. The bird would be legal to take as long as it had a beard.

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