Thank you for your participation in reporting any sightings and your interest in wild turkey management in Vermont. Please see this guide for identifying wild turkeys (used with permission from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.)

Basic information

  • Numbers of turkeys in sighting
  • Town, day, and time where the turkeys were observed

Bonus information

  • Age of turkeys in sighting - adults and/or young *
  • Sex of the adult turkeys - tom or hen *
  • A brood sighting - a brood consists of one or more hens with young
* At this time of year, young turkeys are normally about two-thirds the size of an adult hen. If you can not determine the sex or age of the birds, record your sightings in the "Number of Misc Birds or Unknown Sex/Age" data entry area.

Statewide Totals by Year
YearTotalHensTomsPoultsUnknownBroodsPoults/BroodHens/TomPoults/Hen
20179,4271,9294746,22580956111.104.073.23
201617,6903,44062512,1281,5011,00412.085.503.53
20154,0017121072,89528723212.486.654.07
201418,3473,09753612,8121,9231,10311.625.784.14
20135,3681,1053433,3845363429.893.223.06
20127,3751,3813144,91676448210.204.403.56
20117,6361,6603974,5899904839.504.182.76
20107,0351,3533674,56476341511.003.693.37
20092,9896742171,7543561899.283.112.60
20085,2609732163,54652529212.144.503.64
200710,9541,9323887,74888666411.674.984.01