Turkeys

By - 8/1/16 - 6:15 pm
Turkey on a car in Brookline

Renee Graham went out to her Coolidge Corner driveway this afternoon, only to be confronted with this situation:

Guess I'll take the T tonight...

Not long after, though, the bird flew the, um, coupe: Read more.

By - 7/14/16 - 9:31 am
Turkey pecking at car in Mattapan

Radiomancy Museum noticed a couple of turkeys in Mattapan this morning: One stood watch while the other went up to a car and began pecking at it.

By - 4/28/16 - 6:26 pm
Large turkey in Brookline

Renee Graham reports this turkey is mighty testy and not putting up with any nonsense in Coolidge Corner today. How testy?

I saw a USPS driver today loop the block waiting for the turkey to leave.

By - 4/27/16 - 9:59 pm
Turkey warning in Brookline

Suzannishly spotted this grim warning on Tappan Street in Brookline today.

By - 4/23/16 - 9:37 am
Turkey in Charles Circle

Roving UHub photographer Joe Borkowski spotted this seemingly perplexed turkey in Charles Circle this morning trying to figure out where to go.

By - 4/19/16 - 9:16 am
Turkey in Cambridge

Kelly and Jeff report this turkey on Dana Street near Mass. Ave. in Cambridge was showing absolutely no fear of people this morning.

By - 4/10/16 - 5:50 pm
Turkey in Post Office Square in Boston

We are apparently now at Peak Turkey: They really are everywhere. Trevor spotted this bird by the cafe on the Franklin Street side of Post Office Square today and has a simple question:

How is there a turkey in Post Office Square???

By - 4/8/16 - 10:14 am
Angry turkey in Brookline Hills

Becky reports she was chased to the Brookline Hills T stop this morning by a brigade of turkeys, led by Commander Drumstick here. The flash from her phone camera proved ineffective at getting them to stop trying to knock the stuffing out of her.

By - 4/4/16 - 7:16 am
Turkey on Appleton Street in the South End

City: Yeah, it's a turkey in the South End, so?

At least some people are taking to contacting 311 when they spot a turkey these days. A couple days ago, the city responded to a 311 report about a turkey just walking around Glide Street in Dorchester:

Turkeys are natural to the City of Boston. If there are no injuries to the turkey, just ensure to stay out of its way.

At press time, the city had yet to respond to a complaint about a wild turkey running down Appleton St in the South End.

By - 4/3/16 - 2:51 pm
Massive traffic jam caused by turkeys
Turkey tail

Vicki the roving UHub photographer wasn't doing much roving on the turnpike in Natick this afternoon when turkeys began turkeying all over the place, bringing traffic on both sides to a complete halt.

She did get a brief glimpse of one of the walking Butterballs by the Jersey barriers as she inched forward westbound.

Betherie, meanwhile, had a ringside seat for the capture of one of the birds: Read more.

By - 3/29/16 - 9:33 am
Turkeys on Commonwealth Avenue in the Back Bay

Judith Rust spotted her first Back Bay turkeys this morning, on Comm. Ave. Patty reports seeing them strutting down Mass. Ave. - and that nobody ran them over. Joe Dunne photographed them on Marlborough Street.

By - 3/28/16 - 8:07 pm
Turkey on Beacon Street near Yawkey Way

Reports are coming in from pretty much everywhere: Turkeys in the Boston area are on the move. To where, exactly, cannot yet be said, but drivers and pedestrians alike need to step lively, or slow down, as the case may be.

Andrew Bauer shows us why our roads no longer just need bike lanes; these days they need turkey lanes - like on Beacon Street near the stairs to Yawkey Station.

But wait, there's more: Read more.

By - 3/27/16 - 9:49 pm

Cinnamngrl ran across this rafter of turkeys at Adams Street and Victory Road in Dorchester today.

By - 3/23/16 - 9:20 am
Two turkeys atop a house in Roslindale

Laura Kollett spotted these two turkeys this morning atop a house on South Street in Roslindale, near the train station.

Meanwhile, Jeff Sullivan shows us a more grounded turkey, in a parking lot off Truman Parkway and Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park: Read more.

By - 3/22/16 - 9:30 am
Turkey in Central Square

In Cambridge, Central Square Florist had a pair of turkeys walk by this morning.

In West Roxbury, Terry Klein spotted a bunch of turkeys on Redlands Road: Read more.

By - 11/6/15 - 12:45 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports on a 911 call:

A Princeton Road resident called to report turkeys roosting in her trees at night. She was looking for advice.

By - 11/3/15 - 7:25 am
Dogs vs. turkeys in Brighton

Maryr spotted these dogs and turkeys warily eyeing each other through a fence in Brighton yesterday.

By - 11/2/15 - 4:05 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports a Rawson Road resident called 911 to report she was out for a walk "when eight turkeys surrounded her and prevented her from passing."