From The Forest

Turkeys and Turkey Hunting

November 14, 2019

Maybe you've noticed some strutting Tom (male) turkeys recently while driving around. May marks the time when Toms puff out their chests and don their tail-feathers to attract females. It also marks the beginning of Turkey Hunting Season in NYS when hunters can take advantage of misled and foolish males in their quest.

We'll discuss the biology of turkeys and their habitat in the Catskills as well as the hunting of these iconic North American birds.