David Harris captured the uneasy standoff at a T stop in Brookline this morning.
Harry Mattison got a great shot of a hawk on a fence in Allston today - holding the carcass of whatever it was planning to eat.
That's not something you see every day.
A squirrel that had found what looked like a large wad of dough near Jamaica Pond yesterday scampered up a tree and thought he'd get to eat his prize in peace, only to have a nosy photographer with a zoom lens stand there taking pictures of him.
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.
Maryr spotted these dogs and turkeys warily eyeing each other through a fence in Brighton yesterday.
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."
Gabrielle Schaffner picked up a handful of painted snails on Carson Beach today and wonders what's going on.
Ryan Hatcher captured the squirrelset in the Fenway.
The MSPCA and the Animal Rescue League say they will speak for the deer facing death in the hills south of Boston, at a State House rally that starts at noon on Thursday. Read more.
Geese paddled around Turtle Pond in Stony Brook Reservation this morning.
WBUR reports the state will issue hunting permits for four specific days - on which other visitors will be urged to stay out of the affected parts of the reservation as hunters reduce a deer population the state says is just too large.
Good Morning Gloucester reports the woman was sitting outside watching the stars early this morning when the coyote leaped on her:
She jumped to her feet and fought it back with her fists. She next grabbed a broom and in the process hit her truck’s key fob, which sounded the alarm. ... Lyn describes the coyote’s drool as smelling like foul meat and the fur as coarse and bristly. The drool was in her hair and took some time to wash out the smell.
In addition to the usual ducks and geese, a heron patrolled the water just beneath the Watertown Dam today. Mostly, he quietly stood on some rocks under some brush on one side of the dam. He did take one leisurely stroll from his post to the other side of the river, attracting the eye of little kids and a couple of photographers, but finding no fish and seemingly getting annoyed by all the attention, retreated to his semi-hidden spot.
Aram Boghosian reports he opened his window in East Somerville this morning to find a rather large bird staring back at him.
Claire Blechman reports spotting this turkey apparently seeking an inspection today at a gas station on Beacon Street in Somerville, heading towards Inman Square.
Wicked Local Poultryville reports:
A caller reported seeing a woman being chased by turkeys on Rawson Road ...
Wicked Local Brookline (of course) reports a resident called 911 to report "vicious turkeys" on Lancaster Terrace near Beacon Street and that she "wanted them removed from Brookline."
Also check out the 911 calls about people pooping in buckets along the Muddy River and a woman who suspiciously tied some balloons to a parking meter.