Abundance of Turkeys, Fat, Sweet, and Fleshy

1630 CEUSA

“Here are likewise abundance of Turkies often killed in the Woods, farre greater then our English Turkies, and exceeding fat, sweet, and fleshy, for here they have aboundance of feeding all the yeere long, as Strawberries, in Summer all places are full of them and all manner of Berries and Fruits.”

in Albert Hazen Wright, “Early Records of the Wild Turkey,” The Auk 32, no. 1: (January 1915), 64.

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