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By adamg - 6/18/19 - 10:09 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 request to get a replacement for the lid for one of the two garbage cans in the playground at Commonwealth Avenue and Clarendon Street in the Back Bay: Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/19 - 9:01 am
Rabbit in the Kenmore Square Green Line station

A concerned citizen filed a 311 request shortly after 7 p.m. yesterday about this micro-Harvey down on the platform at Kenmore: Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/19 - 12:03 am
Rabbit at the ICA

Julia spotted this bun at the ICA on Wednesday.

By adamg - 6/10/19 - 5:31 pm
Wood ducks in Jamaica Pond

For at least the third year in a row, a wood duck is raising a flotilla of wood ducklings at Jamaica Pond.

Last year:
Getting her ducks in a row.

By adamg - 6/8/19 - 11:09 pm
Raccoon in the trash in alley off Marlborough Street

A concerned citizen captured a raccoon getting all trash-panda-y in Public Alley 429 off Marlborough Street behind Comm. Ave. tonight and filed a 311 report to request prompt city action.

By damaskin - 6/8/19 - 2:36 pm
Ducks in the Back Bay

Ducks in the Back Bay.

By adamg - 6/7/19 - 10:39 am
Goslings on East Berkeley Street in the South End

If you raced into J.J. Foley's and announced you'd just seen all these geese waddling down East Berkeley Street, you think they'd believe you or order you out for having already had too much to drink? Roving UHub photographer Monty C. might have wondered that this morning, except it was too early to duck into the South End bar.

By adamg - 6/6/19 - 8:18 am
Eagle on piling in the Neponset River in Dorchester

Paul Nutting Jr. forwards John Ryan's photo of a bald eagle on an old piling at Finnegan Park on the Dorchester side of the Neponset River.

By adamg - 6/4/19 - 10:45 pm

Sangwiche captured a T worker trying to chase a swan off the Orange Line tracks at Assembly Row this morning (recall how the Orange Line was brought to a halt 10 or so days ago by a swan on the tracks): Read more.

By adamg - 5/20/19 - 12:10 pm
Moss Hill turkeys

Mark MacGilchrist watched (from a safe distance) the newly infamous Moss Hill Turkey Gang out for a strut in Jamaica Plain this morning.

Over in Newton, Snoofy woke up yesterday to discover she was now sharing her Newton yard with a mama turkey and eight baby turkettes (OK, OK, poults): Read more.

By mcshugar - 5/20/19 - 9:09 am
Alley Turkey

If you happen to be one of the few and the proud that are able to legally park a vehicle in a public alley in the South End, beware. Of late, a new entry into the neighborhood's urban ecosystem has famously been seen stealthily, if not curiously, gobbling through its idyllic backstreets. Read more.

By adamg - 5/17/19 - 9:08 pm
Raccoon on Fenway balcony

Ryan Hatcher came home from work and went upstairs in his Fenway building to enjoy the sunset from a west-facing seat this evening, but found somebody had beaten him to it.

By adamg - 5/17/19 - 8:55 am

UPDATE: The bear was tranq'ed, it came down the tree and state wildlife officials loaded it into a pickup so it could be taken somewhere safer for both it and people.

There's a bear up a tree in Arlington. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 10:49 am
Turkey in the South End

Roving UHub photographer Adam Boyajy spotted this beefy boi (a scout from JP or Brookline?) perched on a ledge at Titus Sparrow Park in the South End yesterday.

By adamg - 5/14/19 - 10:29 pm

Jamaica Plain is fast picking up a rep across the country as a dangerous place, thanks to WBZ's report with the photo of angry murderbirds drenched in the blood of their human victims: Read more.

By adamg - 5/14/19 - 1:02 pm
Coyote in West Roxbury backyard

A concerned West Roxbury citizen took a look out his or her back window and suddenly needs advice from 311: Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/19 - 2:50 pm

Before we lost radio contact, we received a copy of the following urgent message to Marty Walsh from GraceJansen2, holed up somewhere on Jamaica Plain's Moss Hill:

Please increase the city’s response 2 the wild turkeys on Moss Hill. Turkeys are attacking walkers forcing them to carry sticks for defense. My mother has a walker & needs a companion for safety.

By adamg - 5/9/19 - 10:14 pm
Coyote at Dedham Mall

Chris Ferry snapped a plastic Wile E today at the Dedham Mall, which really is sick of geese, but which may not realize the decoy will only work for a few days and then the geese were realize it never moves and ignore it.

By adamg - 5/9/19 - 10:28 am
Geese in Fort Point Channel

Roving UHub photographer Wendy S. spotted a new goose family at the very far end of Fort Point Channel, way past Gillette, where it gets all small and curvy and hemmed in by highways and train tracks and stuff.

By adamg - 5/6/19 - 7:52 pm
Rabbits on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Bojan Rajković spotted this pair o' bun on the Greenway near the Boston Harbor Hotel today.

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