The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife is out with some "tips for aggressive turkeys" (more specifically, how we can deal with them, not tips for turkeys looking to get ragier). Among them: Read more.
Kristin Bridier spotted this pair beating it out of Brookline this morning.
The AP reports "Birds gone wild in Boston and Brookline of course " https://apnews.com/d6a8c9df55fc49b28fa5d5a5108ef507
After being wiped out from New England in the 1800s, the birds have stormed back in what’s considered a major success story for wildlife restoration. But as they spread farther into urban areas, they’re increasingly clashing with residents who say they destroy gardens, damage cars, chase pets and attack people.
Anthony Gulizia came across this face off on Newhall Street in Revere this morning. He adds:
Grew up here and used to see them occasionally, now it’s a weekly sighting.
Wicked Local Cambridge reports Cambridge city councilors are talking tough on turkeys, demanding the city do something about the beaked menace. One counselor, though, says bunnies are just as bad. Another counselor accused one turkey of specifically waiting for him outside a meeting to do God knows what to him.
Jill Cetel reports this shadowy pair is constantly skulking about Beacon Street in Brookline (of course); is looking for a good caption for this photo.
A pack of hungry turkeys descended on some marigolds in a yard on Willow Street near Alhambra in West Roxbury early this evening.
Riptor reports from near the reservoir on Rte. 9:
SUV on route 9 westbound in Brookline completely stopped by a turkey pecking at its bumper.
Deirdre Cassidy spotted these live 'n' kickin' turkeys at the Roche Bros. in West Roxbury this morning.
Kelly O. spotted this Brookline turkey checking itself out in a mirror this morning.
Damaskin spotted a turkey doing its morning ablutions in the Frog Pond.
Chris Dempsey spotted this unlikely trio on the Common today - turkey, seagull and pigeon: Together they fight crime.
Out for a walk before 6 this morning, Beth Wolfe found some company on Washington Street downtown - a turkey pondering whether to cross the road.
This gang of two-bit Toms gave Matt E. the eye on Sheridan Street in Jamaica Plain this morning.
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