Good gravy, as if traffic on Morrissey Boulevard weren't already bad enough, Lorenzo Charlie marveled this afternoon.
Eric Heise captured this urbane turkey strolling down Garrison Street between Huntington and St. Botolph this afternoon.
A pair of turkeys caused a rubbernecking ruckus along Mass. Ave. near Columbus this morning. The two birds proved to disbelieving bystanders that they can, in fact, fly, swooping over cars and the heads of pedestrians in a crazed flight from the roof of one building to the porch of another.
Jordan spotted a turkey waiting for the light in Post Office Square this morning.
ODS spotted this turkey trying to get into a BC dorm early this morning, no doubt after a long weekend of eating its wild oats.
Roving UHub photographer Joseph Gugliotta reports spotting this turkey today on Middle Street. Unlike the swaggering brutes in Brookline, he reports this one looked kind of scared.
Tim issues an SOS:
Help! The aggro turkeys from Brookline expanded territory into Belmont, occupying my parents' porch!
Guess which one: "A man reported that his children were being chased by turkeys on Sumner Road."
Seems Mr. Carlson was right. Well, mostly.
H/t Martin Lieberman.
More turkey suicide:
Bostonography maps turkey sightings in the Boston area. You know what to do: Choose white AND dark meat today.
Bobbi Fox reports a turkey was perched outside the Dunkin' Donuts at Eliot and JFK this morning.
Brookline Police report that around 2:45 p.m. today, Animal Control Officer Pierre Verrier was dispatched to Short Street to deal with one of the town's notorious terror turkeys:
As the officer was existing the vehicle the vehicle started to roll backwards down Short Street towards Beacon. The vehicle knocked the officer to the ground; he was able to radio for help. Officers responded, saw... Read more
Wicked Local Brookline reports on the local constabulary's semi-annual crime report, which includes the fact that one of the two times police had to fire a weapon in the first half of this year involved shooting a turkey with a shotgun - back when the tasty terrors were even more terrible than usual.... Read more
Wicked Local Brookline continues its coverage of the fowl menace confronting Brookline in these dark (meat) days, with two reports on the two-bit turkey thugs terrorizing the town: In the first, police responded to a report of a turkey on one street only to find it on another, being fed by a resident (Wicked Local does not specify if this was after midnight). In... Read more