Left on a Tuesday 4/19 and headed west in search of Merriam’s turkeys. After spending an evening in Badlands National Park, I arrived in Wind Cave National Park the following day. A friend had communicated decent spots to try for turkeys and so I was dead set to photograph these beautiful birds. It took some doing to achieve my goal because the birds were not at all cooperative; but I did it. Had a great time but cut my trip short due to bad weather.