Wicked Local Brookline alerts us (last item) that six poultry punks ganged up on a postal worker the other day.
Boston Strolls reports these birds on the inbound side of Washington Street just up from Woodley were showing no fear this morning:
They walked right up to me.
Of course, this not being Brookline, no blood was shed.
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
Good Morning Gloucester reports from Bodega Bay.
Ami Chitwood spotted the gobbler this morning, wonders if it was trying to hop on the 705 to Framingham.
Jenny Musch spotted this turkey trying to peck her way into M. Steinert and Sons on Boylston Street early this morning.
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.
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