Wild Turkeys on the Banner Grade

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These wild turkeys were along the roadside of the Banner Grade on Highway 78 heading east out of Julian down into the desert.  According to the CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife, turkeys now inhabit about 18% of California.  Whenever I see a wild turkey I think of Ben Franklin and his preference of the turkey over the bald eagle as our national bird.  It might be hard to enjoy eating your national bird though!

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