Dogs bark, what do turkeys do?
#95457. Asked by storky1. (May 08 08 6:25 AM)
From gathering poults to finding a mate, wild turkeys make a vast array of sounds. Below are common calls you can hear in the turkey woods -- COMPLETE WITH AUDIO SAMPLES: |
CLUCK -- The cluck consists of one or more short, staccato notes.
PUTT -- The putt is a single note, generally associated as an alarm.
TREE CALL -- The tree call is usually a series of soft muffled yelps given by a roosted bird.
PLAIN YELP OF HEN -- The yelp is a basic turkey sound. It is often delivered in a series of single note vocalizations.
CUTTING OF EXCITED HEN -- A series of fast, loud, erratic single notes is referred to as cutting.
ADULT HEN ASSEMBLY CALL -- The adult hen assembly call is a series of loud yelps in order to assemble her flock or young poults.
FLY DOWN CACKLE -- The cackle is generally associated with movement.
KEE KEE RUN -- The kee kee is the lost call of young turkeys and variations made by adult birds.
PURR -- Purring is a soft, rolling call turkeys make when content. It can usually be heard by feeding birds.
CLUCK AND PURR -- The cluck and purr is single note or notes often associated with flock talk or the feeling of contentment.
OWL HOOTING -- The eight-note hoot of the barred owl is often used as a call to locate gobblers in the early morning or late evening hours.
GOBBLING -- The gobble is one of the principal vocalizations of the male wild turkey.
NOTE: ALSO SEE Question #70549
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