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Turkey Birds

Conservation status

Least Concern

Life span

In the wild, the average lifespan of turkeys is around 3 to 5 years. Turkeys in captivity may easily live between 10 years.

Body size

Weighs from 5 to 11 kg (11 to 24 lb) and measures 100–125 cm (39–49 in) in length

Native Habitat

Native to North America


Leaves, grass, seeds, berries, insects, worms, snails, frogs, and small reptiles


Other distinguishing features of the common turkey are a long red fleshy ornament (called a snood) that grows from the forehead over the bill; a fleshy wattle growing from the throat; a tuft of coarse, black, hairlike feathers (known as a beard) projecting from the breast; and more or less prominent leg spurs.

At Bird Park Islamabad, you will be able to see their growth and true beauty in their natural environment and get to know up close how beautiful they are. We invite all of the birds lover to visit our bird aviary which is the third largest bird aviary in the world and see and enjoy it in its natural environment.

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