There is little else that can captivate the imagination of
Mississippi sportsmen like the sight of the wild turkey.
Consequently, many turkey enthusiasts want to learn all they can
about different aspects of the life of the state's most
majestic game bird. Luckily, few other wildlife species
in North America have received as much research attention from
biologists as the wild turkey, and a wealth of literature exists
that covers nearly all aspects of the bird's biology.
The articles listed below discuss many aspects of the biology of
wild turkeys and how they interact with their
environment. This information, coupled with the
management techniques found on the Wild Turkey Habitat
Management Page, are aimed to give landowners and managers the
information needed to provide ideal habitat conditions for
History of Wild Turkey
General Biology &