English Name: Bush Turkey
Scientific Name: ardeotis australis
Arrernte Name: kere artewe
Luritja Name: kipara
A Bush Turkey is an animal that looks like an emu. You will have to find it in summer, and in green times. The turkey eats grasshoppers, mistletoe berries and bush currants.
The Bush Turkey lives in plains and woodland areas.
HUNTING AND COOKING
To cook them, you singe the feathers on the fire. Pull out its guts and cook it in a hot fire. Aboriginal people use the soft downy feathers for decoration.