Osceola Turkey Map


Osceola Turkey

The Osceola turkey was named for the famous Seminole chief, and is a sub-species restricted to peninsular Florida. Distinguishing characters are the black barring of the outer primaries and brown or tan color that tips the large fan feathers. West of the Mississippi, this outer band is white or cream. Slightly smaller and longer legged, the Osceola turkey is also reputed to be the most wily of the turkeys. This makes it a favorite quarry for hunters from across the country.