Turkey is a preferred wild bird throughout North America. Among its most identifiable qualities is its plus size; about 6 feet from head to tail. The turkey is in fact a medium-sized bird in the genus Meleagris, with two surviving varieties: the wild turkeys of central and eastern The United States and Canada as well as the ornithoid turkey of the Yucatan Peninsula. A slender, long-necked bird, the turkey has a stout bill, huge wings and also a thick underparts. Its breast is white or yellowish with dark markings on it, mainly in a band throughout the bust. It has gray wings covered with brown feathers and its face has a short stout costs, brown feathers and also a sharp crest.