This listing contains those references which are relevant to the Frequently Asked Questions and other sections of the MassWildlife wild turkey web page. Both popular and technical references are included. The most comprehensive reference book on wild turkey currently available is that by Dickson (1992), which may be found in larger libraries or ordered from your local bookstore or from the National Wild Turkey Federation.

Amundson, T.E. 1985. Health management in wild turkey restoration programs. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium, v. 5:285-294.

Anderson, D.R. 2003. Index values rarely constitute reliable information. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31:288-291.

Anonymous. 1966. A relation or journal of the beginning and proceedings of the English Plantation settled at Plimoth in New England. University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Mich., 72pp. [commonly called "Mourt's Relation". Many editions exist]

Bailey, R.W. 1956. Sex determination of wild turkeys by means of dropping configuration. Journal of Wildlife Management 22:220.

Bailey, R.W., D. Dennett, Jr., H. Gore, J. Pack, R. Simpson, and G. Wright. 1980. Basic considerations and general recommendations for trapping the wild turkey. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium, v. 4:10-23.

Bolen, E.G. and W.L. Robinson. 1995. Wildlife ecology and management (3rd ed.) Prentice Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 620pp.

Bradford, W. 1908. Bradford's history of Plymouth Plantation. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 437pp.

Brenneman, R. [undated] Aging spring turkeys. National Wild Turkey federation Wildlife Bulletin 19, 2pp.

Brenneman, R. [undated] Regional recommendations for planting for wild turkeys. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 13, 8pp.

Brenneman, R. and H. Daniel [undated] Planting legumes for wildlife. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 9, 8pp.

Brenneman, R., J.E. Kennamer, and M. Kennamer. 1995. Managing openings for wild turkeys and other wildlife-- a planting guide. National Wild Turkey Federation, Edgefield, S.C., 56pp.

Buckland, S.T. 1994. The principles and practices of large-scale wildlife surveys. Transactions of the North American Wildlife Conference, v. 59:149-158.

Cardoza, J., B. Eriksen, and H. Kilpatrick [undated] Procedures and guidelines for handling and transporting wild turkeys. National Wild Turkey Federation Technical Bulletin 3, 8pp.

Cardoza, J.E. 1993. The wild turkey: an update. Bird Observer 21:253-259.

Cardoza, J.E. 1995. A possible longevity record for the wild turkey. Journal of Field Ornithology 66:267-269.

Casada, J. (ed.) 1994. America's greatest game bird: Archibald Rutledge's turkey hunting tales. university of South Carolina Press, Columbia, S.C., 211pp.

Cronon, W. 1983. Changes in the land. Indians, colonists, and the ecology of New England. Hill & Wang, New York, 241pp.

Davidson, W.R. and G.L. Doster [undated] Avian pox. A disease that can affect any bird. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 25, 4pp.

Davidson, W.R. and G.L. Doster [undated] Blackhead disease does not really cause black heads. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 26, 4pp.

Davidson, W.R. and E.J. Wentworth. 1992. Population influences: diseases and parasites. Pages 101-118 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Dickson, D.R. and C.L. McAfee. 1988. Forest statistics for Massachusetts-- 1972 and 1985. U.S. Forest Service, Northeast Forest Experiment Station, Resource Bulletin NE-106, [112]pp.

Dickson, J.G. 1992. The future. Pages 408-415 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Dickson, J.G. (editor) 1992. The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Dickson, J.G. [undated] Managing streamside zones for wildlife. National Wild Turkey federation Wildlife Bulletin 18, 8pp.

Eaton, S.W. 1992. Wild turkey. In The Birds of North America, No. 22 (A. Poole, P. Stettenheim, and F. Gill, editors) Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and American Ornithologists' Union, 28pp.

Elliott, C.H. 1979. Turkey hunting with Charlie Elliott. David McKay Co., New York, 275pp.

Eriksen, B., J. Cardoza, J. Pack, and H. Kilpatrick [undated] Procedures and guidelines for rocket-netting wild turkeys. National Wild Turkey Federation Technical Bulletin 1, 8pp.

Fears, J.W. (ed.) 1981. Wild turkey book: an anthology. Amwell Press, Clinton, N.J., 274pp.

Forbush, E.H. 1912. A history of the game birds, wild-fowl, and shore birds of Massachusetts and adjacent states. Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture, Boston, 622pp.

Franklin, B. 1888. Letter to Mrs. Sarah Bache, 26 January 1784. Pages 438-446 in The complete works of Benjamin Franklin, v. 8. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 522pp.

Geist, V., S.P. Mahoney and J.F. Organ. 2001. Why hunting has defined the North American model of wildlife conservation. Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, v. 66:175-185.

Godin, A.J. 1982. Striped and hooded skunks. Pages 674-687 in J.A. Chapman and G.A. Feldhamer (editors) Wild mammals of North America. Biology, economics, and management. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md., 1147pp.

Harbour, D. 1975. Hunting the American wild turkey. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 256pp.

Healy, W.M. 1992. Behavior. Pages 46-65 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Healy, W.M. 1990. Symposium summary: looking toward 2000. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium, v. 6:224-228.

Healy, W.M. 1992. Population influences: environment. Pages 129-143 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Healy, W.M. and M.J. Casalena [undated] Spring seep management for wild turkeys and other wildlife. National Wild Turkey federation Wildlife Bulletin 21, 8pp.

Healy, W.M. and E.S. Nenno. 1980. Growth parameters and sex and age criteria for juvenile eastern wild turkeys. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Federation, v. 4:168-185.

Healy, W.M. and E.S. Nenno. 1985. Effect of weather on wild turkey poult survival. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium, v. 5:91-101.

Healy, W.M. and S.M. Powell. 1999. Wild turkey harvest management: biology, strategies, and techniques. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Biological Technical Publication, BTP-R5001-1999, 95pp.

Hurst, G.A. 1992. Foods and feeding. Pages 66-83 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Hurst, G.A. [undated] Rights-of-way for wildlife. National Wild Turkey federation Wildlife Bulletin 21, 8pp.

Hurst, G.A., L.W. Burger, and B.D. Leopold. 1996. Predation and galliforme recruitment: an old issue revisited. Transactions of the North American Wildlife Conference, v. 61:62-76.

Johnson, D.H. 1994. Population analysis. Pages 419-44 in T.A. Bookhout (editor) Research and management techniques for wildlife and habitats (5th edition) The Wildlife Society, Washington, D.C., 740pp.

Kaufmann, J.H. 1982. Raccoon and allies. Pages 657-585 in J.A. Chapman and G.A. Feldhamer (editors) Wild mammals of North America. Biology, economics, and management. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md., 1147pp.

Keck, R. and J. Langston. 1992. Recreational use. Pages 388-407 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Kelly, T. 1973. Tenth legion. Spur Enterprises, Monroe, La., 119pp.

Kennamer, J.E. [undated] Predators and wild turkeys. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 17, 4pp.

Kennamer, J.E. and M.C. Kennamer [undated] Wild turkey status and range. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 22, 2pp.

Kennamer, J.E. and M.C. Kennamer [undated] Wild turkey expansion and density. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 23, 2pp.

Kennamer, J.E., M.C. Kennamer and R. Brenneman [undated] History of the wild turkey in North America. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 15, 8pp.

Kennamer, M.C. [undated] Eastern wild turkey. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 1, 4pp.

Kennamer, M.C. [undated] Florida wild turkey. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 2, 4pp.

Kennamer, M.C. [undated] Gould's wild turkey. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 5, 4pp.

Kennamer, M.C. [undated] Merriam's wild turkey. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 4, 4pp.

Kennamer, M.C. [undated] Rio Grande wild turkey. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 3, 4pp.

Korschgen, L.J. 1967. Feeding habits and food. Pages 137-198 in O.H. Hewitt (editor) The wild turkey and its management. The Wildlife Society, Washington, D.C., 589pp.

Kurzejeski, E.W. and L.D. Vangilder. 1992. Population management. Pages 165-184 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Lancia, R.A., J.D. Nichols, and K.H. Pollock. 1994. Estimating the number of animals in wildlife populations. Pages 215-253 in T.A. Bookhout (editor) Research and management techniques for wildlife and habitats (5th edition) The Wildlife Society, Washington, D.C., 740pp.

Love, W.D., Jr. 1895. The fast and thanksgiving days of New England. Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston and New York, 607pp.

McGlincy, J. [undated] Managing for timber and wildlife diversity. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 16, 8pp.

Miller, B.K. and D. Sherro. 1987. Factors influencing the disappearance of the eastern wild turkey from southern New England. Transactions of the Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society, v. 44:8-15.

Miller, J.E. and B.D. Leopold. 1992. Population influences: predators. Pages 119-128 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

National Wild Turkey Federation. 1992. Guide to the American wild turkey. National Wild Turkey Federation, Edgefield, S.C., variously paged.

Pelham, P.H. and J.G. Dickson. 1992. Physical characteristics. Pages 32-45 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Porter, W.F. 1992. Habitat requirements. Pages 202-213 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Roberts, S.D. and W.F. Porter. 1998. Influence of temperature and precipitation on survival of wild turkey poults. Journal of Wildlife Management 62:1499-1505.

Rusz, P.J. 1987. Implications of continued transplanting of turkeys of game farm origin: the Michigan case. Michigan Wildlife Habitat Foundation and National Wild Turkey Federation, 56pp.

Samuel, D.E. and B.B. Nelson. 1982. Foxes. Pages 475-490 in J.A. Chapman and G.A. Feldhamer (editors) Wild mammals of North America. Biology, economics, and management. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md., 1147pp.

Schorger, A.W. 1966. The wild turkey. Its history and domestication. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 605pp.

Stangel, P.W., P.L. Leberg, and J.I. Smith. 1992. Systematics and population genetics. Pages 18-28 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Tapley, J.L., R.K. Abernethy, and J.E. Kennamer. 2001. Status and distribution of the wild turkey in 1999. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium, v. 8:15-22.

Tapley, J.L., W.M. Healy, R.K. Abernethy, and J.E. Kennamer. 2001. Status of wild turkey hunting in North America. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium, v. 8:257-267.

Taylor, C. [undated] Wildlife habitat development on reclaimed lands. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 14, 4pp.

Taylor, C.I., H.B. Quigley, and M.J. Gonzalez [undated] Ocellated turkey. National Wild Turkey Federation Wildlife Bulletin 6, 8pp.

Tefft, B., J. Cardoza, D. Kimmel, and T. Walski [undated] Capture of pen-reared wild turkeys. National Wild Turkey Federation Technical Bulletin 2, 8pp.

Tuleja, T. 1987. The turkey. Pages 15-40 in A.K. Gillespie and J. Mechling (editors) American wildlife in symbol and story. University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, 251pp.

Vander Haegen, W.M., W.E. Dodge, and M.W. Sayre. 1988. Factors affecting productivity in a northern wild turkey population. Journal of Wildlife Management 52:127-133.

Vander Haegen, W.M., M.W. Sayre and W.E. Dodge. 1989. Winter use of agricultural habitats by wild turkeys in Massachusetts. Journal of Wildlife Management 53:30-33.

Vander Haegen, W.M., M.W. Sayre, and J.E. Cardoza. 1991. Nesting and brood rearing habitat use in a northern wild turkey population. Transactions of the Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society, v. 48:113-119.

Vangilder, L.D. 1992. Population dynamics. Pages 144-164 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.

Vangilder, L.D. and E.W. Kurzejeski. 1995. Population ecology of the wild turkey in northern Missouri. Wildlife Monographs No. 130, 50pp.

Williams, L.E., Jr. 1981. The book of the wild turkey. Winchester Press, Tulsa, Okla., 181pp.

Williams, L.E., Jr. 1984. The voice and vocabulary of the wild turkey. Real Turkeys, Gainesville, Fla., 85pp.

Williams, L.E., Jr., and D.H. Austin. 1988. Studies of the wild turkey in Florida. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, Game and Freshwater Fish Commission Technical Bulletin 10, 232pp.

Williams, L.E., Jr. 1996. After the hunt. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisc., 256pp.

Wunz, G.A. 1973. Evaluation of game-farm and wild-trapped turkeys in Pennsylvania. Pages 199-209 in G.C. Sanderson and H.C. Schultz (editors) Wild turkey management. Current problems and programs. Missouri Chapter of The Wildlife Society and University of Missouri Press, Columbia, 355pp.

Wunz, G.A. and J.C. Pack. 1992. Eastern turkey in eastern oak-hickory and northern hardwood forests. Pages 232-264 in J.G. Dickson (editor) The wild turkey. Biology and management. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 463pp.