My husband came in Saturday afternoon from an errand stating there was a turkey in the yard. We live in the city, so I grabbed my camera and went out looking for Mr. Tom. Strolling along the front yard I saw a bird which looked a little like a turkey, but didn't have many feathers. And it was white. He let me get relatively close to him and snap a few photos before he made a beeline across the street to another neighbor's yard. Hopefully he found somewhere safe to go and didn't run into any loose dogs!
I posted the photo on Twitter with the hash tag #turkey and someone tweeted back it was a guinea hen. A guinea hen is native to Africa. I googled and found that guinea hens are kept domestically and perhaps this one got loose. They are a great natural insect killer and I read they are great for tick control. I am not sure where this one came from, but it was pretty neat to see.