Wildlife

By - 4/23/18 - 1:59 pm
Two turkeys tryig to enter the JFK Federal Building

Casey couldn't help but snort while passing by the JFK Federal Building today.

By - 4/22/18 - 11:25 am
Turtles at Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Victoria spotted tons of turtles at the Chestnut Hill Reservoir this morning.

By - 4/17/18 - 11:50 am

That's a lot of turkeys John Nolan watched cross a bridge in Belmont today.

By - 4/16/18 - 2:53 pm
Poor wet bird in Cambridge

Gedalia Pasternak spotted this bird in his front yard in Inman Square today; reports the bird was like that for at least ten minutes.

By - 4/11/18 - 9:01 am
Turkey's in Boston's North End

Turkeys inspect their newest domain in the North End, as Jody Faller watched.

By - 4/10/18 - 12:26 am
Duck on a rock

At Jamaica Pond.

By - 4/6/18 - 6:55 pm
Quick hug before he's released

A farewell before Larry is released. See it larger.

Ever since Roche Bros. in West Roxbury re-opened its seafood department before Valentine's Day, one lobster went unsold: The biggest of them all, a lobster so large the other lobsters crowded around the edges of the tank just to stay away from him, so large that shoppers would bring their kids over to see him.

The poor plight of the lobster began to bother some people over in Roslindale, who used a neighborhood Facebook group to begin to ponder doing something about Larry's fate - yes, of course they named him Larry. Read more.

By - 4/5/18 - 9:10 am
owl and turkey

In East Boston, Mike Anderson looked outside yesterday to see a snowy owl on his clothesline pole. On Paul Gore Place in Jamaica Plain, la bibliotequetress gave deference to one of the neighborhood turkey overlords.

By - 3/31/18 - 9:30 pm
Aftermath of turkey strike

For the second day, a Massachusetts driver has come face to face with fowl death in the form of a turkey that smashed into a windshield at highway speed. Read more.

By - 3/30/18 - 10:46 pm
Turkey in the North End

S&S Consulting spotted this turkey in the North End today.

By - 3/29/18 - 4:26 pm
Turtle at Jamaica Pond

Before the clouds completely took over the sky this afternoon, a turtle sunned itself on the usual turtle perch on one of the fallen tree branches near the northern end of Jamaica Pond.

By - 3/28/18 - 2:15 pm
Turkey on a ledge

David Schachner looked out his office window, on the fifth floor of 359 Newbury St., shortly after1 p.m. and came face to face with a turkey.

He reports that the turkey has since hit the ground like a sack of wet cement flown away.

By - 3/22/18 - 8:42 pm
Turkeys in Roslindale

Jennifer M., who lives in Roslindale, came home today to find her driveway already occupied.

By - 3/20/18 - 11:08 pm
Eagle at Jamaica Pond

Erik Pettaway reports he was walking his dogs around Jamaica Pond on Jan. 30, near where Perkins Street and Francis Parkman Drive intersect, when: Read more.

By - 3/19/18 - 3:27 pm
Hooded mergansers on Jamaica Pond

Went up to Jamaica Pond to look for the bald eagle that's been spotted there. Didn't find it, but did find these hooded mergansers paddling around with the mallards up at the north end of the pond.

By - 3/16/18 - 4:08 pm

Although this hawk, which Yousef watched outside the CVS, probably wishes it could have some privacy.

By - 3/16/18 - 2:24 pm
Coyote at MIT

Marshall Hansberry came across this coyote, acting all casual and stuff, by Eastman Court, outside MIT's School of Science today. He reports animal control arrived to assess the situation.

By - 3/9/18 - 5:48 pm
Rose Kennedy Greenway rabbit

Jorge APB spotted this rabbit on the Greenway today.

By - 3/6/18 - 7:59 pm
Stuck bird

Late this afternoon, a hawk got trapped in some netting towards the top of the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Robert Schepis photographed the poor bird shortly after 4:30 p.m.

Amanda Kennedy was on hand a couple hours later when Boston firefighters arrived and freed the bird: Read more.

By - 3/4/18 - 8:10 pm
Tough turkeys in Harvard Square

JP Shipley was boxed in this morning on Mass. Ave. in Harvard Square by a trio of turkey toughs, one of which turned to give a look that said "you wanna piece of me?"