Photo Credit: USFWS
Caption: Wild Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) are omnivores. Their wide diet may consist of nuts, berries, insects, seeds, plant buds and material and even snails & salamanders.
Many games species may be hunted on Pocosin Lakes Refuge, but Wild Turkey is not one of them. On the refuge, everyday is Thanksgiving for Wild Turkeys!
ocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of nine national wildlife refuges in the Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Complex. Pocosin Lakes Visitor Center, located in Columbia, NC, is open 9am to 4pm whenever volunteer staffing is available