Done safely, turkey calling is a great activity to do with kids. In this video, a young boy explains why he loves turkey calling with his family. He also gives some good tips for calling safely and effectively.
Even though you won’t have a gun, read these hunter safety tips before you head out. Accidents can occur when a turkey hunter hears your call and thinks you’re actually a turkey. Know the hunting seasons and learn other advice to avoid this dangerous situation.
If you want to get better at imitating turkey calls, spend some time listening to these recordings of real wild turkey sounds. This site also has information on the life history of these fascinating woodland birds.
Birds can be some of the hardest nature subjects to photograph. They’re small, fast, and fly away when you approach. With practice and these tips, you can take great bird photos even if you don’t have a gigantic lens.