Turkey is a preferred wild bird throughout North America. Among its most recognizable features is its large size; about 6 feet from head to tail. The turkey is in fact a medium-sized bird in the category Meleagris, with two enduring types: the wild turkeys of central and also eastern The United States and Canada and also the ornithoid turkey of the Yucatan Peninsula. A slim, long-necked bird, the turkey has a stout bill, large wings and also a thick underparts. Its bust is white or yellowish with dark markings on it, primarily in a band throughout the breast. It has gray wings covered with brown feathers as well as its face has a brief stout bill, brown feathers as well as a pointed crest.