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.
We decamped for Jamaica Pond at lunchtime in search of the loon. Didn't find it, but did find plenty of sunning turtles.
A couple weeks ago, Oliver Burton reported seeing a loon in Jamaica Pond. "Unusual for here," he notes.
H/t Wiley Cox.
This gang of two-bit Toms gave Matt E. the eye on Sheridan Street in Jamaica Plain this morning.
Liz Polcha looked out her apartment window on Boylston Street in JP today and saw a squirrel with the slice of pepperoni pizza it had somehow dragged up a tree.
Quincy has a pizza squirrel, too! Read more.
J. Goodell spotted that sure sign of spring, the Back Bay bunny, on Marlborough Street today.
Shortly before 5 p.m., as Katrina Demulling shows us, service halted on the C inbound due to a pair of turkeys that refused to yield the tracks to a trolley.
"This is not how I remember 'Make Way for Ducklings'," Gedalia Pasternak thought while watching a bus on Mass. Ave in Harvard Square making way for passing poultry this morning.
— Jen richard (@Jenboston) March 21, 2017
Jen Richard videoed this in Fort Point Channel by the Tea Party Museum this morning. The New England Aquarium confirms it was a harbor porpoise.
Esplanade dock gets fat, sassy visitor.
John Pelletier shows us his backyard in Newton this morning.
A grossed out Roslindale citizen asks the city to remove the dead skunk in the backyard.
Bad news: The city replies it doesn't remove dead animals from private property.
Sort of good news: If the homeowner can stomach the idea and somehow get the carcass to the street, "then we would pick it up."
Remember when hawks were a rare things in the city? A roving UHub photographer spotted this seemingly put out hawk on the O'Callaghan Way side of the Mary Ellen McCormack project in South Boston today.
Todd Consentino was bicycling down Memorial Drive in Cambridge today when he noticed a squirrel hiding from a hawk thanks to some conveniently placed bleachers.
John Gage captured a bluejay (don't worry - just with his camera) on the Common today.