Andrea Crossan shows us what happens when a greyhound spots the fabled white bunny of Allston - on Islington Terrace.
You can probably figure out which town this police-blotter item is from:
A group of turkeys were chasing a mail carrier near the intersection of Beaconsfield Road and Tappan Street.
Also click that Wicked Local link to read about the resident who called police when a parakeet flew in her house, the orgy at a local park and the woman who found her car...Read more
City officials say they're noodling ways to keep pigeons away from the statutes of the Irish Famine Memorial in Downtown Crossing, since signs urging people to stop feeding the damn birds have failed miserably.
In response to a citizen request to clean the statues, the city says:
The statues in this area are rinsed twice a week (Sunday and Wednesday) as. well as the...Read more
A skunk found dead on Stimson Street has tested positive for rabies, according to the Boston Public Health Commission, which is asking anybody who may have come in contact with the skunk to contact them at 617-534-5611.
The commission plans to post flyers in the area on Wednesday to alert residents.
Brian MacLean, meanwhile, watched the sun go down over Scituate Light yesterday:
Mike Ball reports on the different animals he saw on a walk around Forest Hills Cemetery the other day, including this snapping turtle in Lake Hibiscus:
It was pretty creepy. It came from maybe 30 feet off-shore and surfaced just below me by the tiny rocky beach. As I moved about 100 feet along the shore, it tracked me. I began to feel like...Read more
On Tuesday at Long WharfRead more
Spotted yesterday in one of the marshy areas between Millennium Park and Brook Farm in West Roxbury.Read more
Kristin MacDougall posted a photo of one of two peregrine-falcon chicks born on Deer Island recently.
She reports falcons have lived high atop the sewage-treatment plant's "digesters" (the giant egg things) for awhile, but this is the first time any have hatched there.
Fisheries and Wildlife experts banded the two females (named Taylor and Julia) today....Read more
Joe Giza at WBZ posted this photo of a pair of hawks atop the old Channel 38 tower on Leo F. Birmingham Parkway in Brighton this evening.
CBS, which still uses the WSBK building as studios for some of its Boston radio stations, has a camera up there, he reports, adding that until tonight, just one hawk had been showing up there regularly....Read more
Bostonian photographed a hawk being kept on the ground by numerous smaller birds in the Fenway this morning.Read more
Police are keeping a wary eye on a coyote first reported at lunchtime at Dorchester Avenue and Linden Street. Around 12:45, it was reported on Orchardfield Street, three blocks south. It was not reported to be bothering anybody, and officers are leaving it be for now.
This is a couple hours after a turkey was spotted on Adams Street....Read more
A concerned citizen complains:
I don't want to be a wet blanket, but every evening when I walk through the Public Garden between 5 and 6, I see this gentleman feeding the geese and ducks, in spite of the fact that such feeding is not allowed - I would normally let it go, but he feeds them practically every night, and he feeds them...Read more