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Double Bearded hen?

Well i'm not turkey hunter. A while back i got a picture of a turkey with 2 beards. I just assumed it was a Tom. Well my buddy swears up and down its a hen. I don't know. It seems like i get the most unique pictures, lol. click the link to see a picture of it http://community.webtv.net/bethton1/GameCameraPictures

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Double Bearded hen?

Unless I'm not looking at the right pic, that's a Tom Yes

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Double Bearded hen?
redrider wrote:
Unless I'm not looking at the right pic, that's a Tom Yes

Its the first picture. I'm just a deer hunter, don't know much about turkeys. I had a few people on another forum saying it looks like a hen. Your probobaly right. Just thought i would ask. If it was a hen i would really like to have it, lol

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You better start turkey huntin'. Looks like you got a nice spot there Yes
That's the pic I was lookin' at. The other 2 birds are Toms, so they probably are bach'd up, they all look to be the same size. Head color and size and tail feather length resembles more of a Tom.
I shot a Tom last season that had a beard that looked like that one. Ended up it just looked that way when he was coming in. It was a very thick beard that was wet and actually separated in the middle to look like a big double beard.

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redrider wrote:
You better start turkey huntin'. Looks like you got a nice spot there Yes
That's the pic I was lookin' at. The other 2 birds are Toms, so they probably are bach'd up, they all look to be the same size. Head color and size and tail feather length resembles more of a Tom.
I shot a Tom last season that had a beard that looked like that one. Ended up it just looked that way when he was coming in. It was a very thick beard that was wet and actually separated in the middle to look like a big double beard.

Hey man thanks for the info. Yeah its a good spot and on my land. The feeder is only like 200 yards away from the house. But i don't hunt there, i hunt about 7 or 8 ridges up. But i actually check my camera everyday and don't get a lot of toms. I had about 40 Turkery here yesterday. But i didn't have my camera up at that time, lol. Thanks once again

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