They push habitat and now westnile as the reasons for declines in grouse, pheasant, now turkey. Thing is domestic fowl have been suffering the same fate, because of increased feathered predator numbers. Look at all the people who need their chickens protected by netting, and how often do you see the free range bantams running loose in yards, fifty years ago this was common. The fowl, domestic or wild has been going down in numbers since raptors were protected. Add to that the increases in fisher, bobcat and coyotes, it does not look good for turkeys. The PA outdoor news copy from April 26, on page 22, shows a golden eagle swooping down on a gobbler in an open field in potter county, I wonder if the turkey was eaten. All these predators have to be eating something.