Wildlife

By - 4/18/19 - 11:47 am

Wicked Local Brookline reports a number of calls to 911 in Brookline about turkeys this week, as usual, including a complaint from Beacon Street: Read more.

By - 4/15/19 - 11:00 pm

Regardless of his or her name, the white squirrel of the Public Garden is back: Read more.

By - 4/11/19 - 9:25 am
Hawk at a window

Louise Miller's already cool view out her Beacon Hill window got a little better this morning.

By - 4/6/19 - 8:47 am

At 1:03 this morning, a concerned South End citizen filed a 311 complaint:

Cat up tree. Was fighting with something and ran up tree. 1255 am sat. Tree in front of 149 Worcester st. 02118

But before a 311 operator could break out the old joke about cat skeletons in trees, the concerned citizen filed an update at 1:35 a.m.: Read more.

By - 4/5/19 - 9:37 am
American kestrel over Millennium Park

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen watched an American kestrel hunting for a meal over Millennium Park yesterday.

By - 4/4/19 - 8:56 pm
A note pleading with turkeys not to eat a Cambridge garden

Maria M .spotted this plea to the local turkeys in Cambridge today.

Copyright Maria M. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 4/1/19 - 11:06 am
Turkey atop swings in Allston

Bradley Squirrels reports he didn't need coffee this morning after looking out his window in Lower Allston: Read more.

By - 3/29/19 - 3:55 pm
Turkey in the North End

Roving UHub photographer Caroline Driscoll spotted this feathered Freedom Trail walker in front of Aqua Pazza at North and Richmond streets in the North End this afternoon.

Last seen heading up North towards Cross Street. My guess is that it’s heading back to the Green Line to get to its Brookline headquarters.

By - 3/26/19 - 7:45 pm
Turkey on a Tesla

Rocco Giustino spotted this turkey asserting its dominance over an electric car in Dorchester's Polish Triangle today.

Meanwhile, down in Egleston Square, Gio Valencia-Corredor spotted a turkey twosome pondering a McMeal: Read more.

By - 3/8/19 - 2:33 pm
By - 3/2/19 - 2:21 pm
Cardinal in the snow in Hyde Park

Mike Ball spotted a splash of red amidst the white and gray today, near his bird feeder outside his home in Hyde Park.

Petra didn't see any cardinals when she looked out over Revere Beach today: Read more.

By - 3/1/19 - 3:36 pm
Owl and MBTA worker

The MBTA reports delays on the Riverside Line due to an injured owl caught between the tracks at Brookline Hills, but that a worker safely removed Hooty and handed him over to the town's animal control officer.

By - 2/28/19 - 10:08 pm
Seagull ripping a windshield wiper apart in East Boston

Cdiddy reports finding this seagull busy tearing apart one of his car's windshield wipers in East Boston today.

Earlier:
The rat-swallowing seagull of the North End.

By - 2/28/19 - 10:34 am

Extreme Lunch Seagull Swallows Rat in Boston

Never mind the Goat, we've got the Seagull - and a British tourist was there to record it all on Salem Street in the North End - and provide appropriately horrified commentary, because nothing like this ever happens in jolly old England.

Via Megan Johnson.

By - 2/22/19 - 9:25 am
Two ducks on Boston Harbor

Adam Balsam watched a couple of ducks in the water of Boston Harbor yesterday.

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 2/18/19 - 9:11 pm
Cross-country skier at Franklin Park golf course

Jim the roving UHub photographer spotted a cross-country skier "playing through" the 4th hole at the William Devine Golf Course in Franklin Park around 2:30 p.m. today.

But after the sun went down, Laura Castañón reports, the coyotes came out: Read more.

By - 2/18/19 - 5:24 pm
Snow-covered witch hazel in the Back Bay

Derek Lessing spotted some snow-covered witch hazel on West Newton Street in the South End today.

Peter Wilson spotted a good-sized coyote racing somewhere across St. Joseph Cemetery in West Roxbury: Read more.

By - 2/18/19 - 12:55 pm
South End hawk

You really have to be careful in South End alleys these days - at least if you're no larger than a squirrel or mouse. John McLachlan reports this young Cooper's hawk keeps visiting the alley out back of his South End home.

Copyright John McLachlan. Posted in the Universal Hub pool.

By - 2/2/19 - 7:39 pm
A lot of turkeys in Jamaica Plain

Photo by Jodi Solomon. See it larger.

From a safe place (for now), Jodi Solomon reports on a Jamaica Plain street held hostage: Read more.