Camp Parks – Wildlife Oasis, part 3

June 18, 2018 at 6:00 am (Bird photography, Birds - California, California Central Coast, Nature, Nature photography, Photography, Wildlife) ()

Turkey families were abundant at the Parks Reserve Center Training Area, also known as Camp Parks, in the Bay Area of California.

Two hens and about 20 chicks were in this group.

Count ’em. There are some not in the picture, too.

A very handsome male.

Wild turkeys are native, but the ring-necked pheasant is not. However, it does no harm and is ubiquitous – an excellent and handsome game bird. They don’t allow hunting on Camp Parks, though. Maybe that’s part of why it’s such an excellent wildlife refuge.

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