Got Turkeys? OT

thinman(Z5 MI)January 10, 2014

Yep, it's a little bit off topic, but really, what else do I have to take pictures of at this time of year?

I think these guys are hungry and I wonder if they will make it through this very snowy and cold winter.

ThinMan

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freezengirl(3aMN and 5AK)

That is cool! We don't have wild turkeys this far north in MN but they do have them in the southern part of the state. I have only seen them hanging out around the open fields of corn and other crops. Isn't it great to live where we can see wildlife?

    Bookmark   January 10, 2014 at 6:17PM
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cyn427 (zone 7)

Well, you had better get busy feeding them, TM! ;)

Actually, turkeys can be a tad intimidating when a whole bunch of them are coming toward you! Ask me how I know. Haha.

Great photo.

    Bookmark   January 10, 2014 at 7:17PM
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Lilyfinch z7 mid tn

Thats so neat ! Every once in a while we have them in the back yard . And here in nashville there is a great place to take walks around a lake that is on a nature reserve .. The wild animals are completely unafraid of you and I have had turkeys march right out in front of me and form a line ! Deer too. It's pretty awesome

    Bookmark   January 10, 2014 at 10:18PM
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grandmachris

Several years ago when my now adult granddaughter was visiting she came in saying, "If I didn't know better, grandma, I would say there was a turkey in your vegetable garden." In the intervening years we have come to see them more regularly though still it's a surprise. They generally come in ones or twos at our place at the edge of town on acreage. When we go country road riding we see more. I expect the coyotes are interested.

    Bookmark   January 11, 2014 at 2:06PM
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