Turkeys

By - 7/18/18 - 10:15 am
Turkeys in Jamaica Plain

Ben Walsh spotted a couple of turkeys getting back to their hideout off Forbes Street in Jamaica Plain this morning. Has anybody heard from Ben since?

By - 6/28/18 - 9:27 am

Welcome to Dot reports from Bodega Bay, um, Dorchester, that somebody was checking out his house yesterday.

Earlier:
Peeping tom reported at Harvard.

By - 6/24/18 - 10:01 am
Turkey in South Boston

Jay spotted this turkey by the container terminal in South Boston this morning.

By - 6/5/18 - 8:19 am

State wildlife officials are turning to the public to get a handle on just how many turkeys we have in the state now (beyond "Lots! And that's just on my block!"). They've posted a form to let you report all your turkey sightings (the form refers to "poults" - those are baby turkeys).

The form only lists "Boston" as a community, but there's a notes field where you could add Roslindale or the North End or wherever.

By - 5/14/18 - 2:15 pm
Turkey at Harvard University

Ray the roving UHub photographer spotted this tom peeping into a dorm room at Harvard (the Phillips Brooks House) today.

By - 5/1/18 - 9:30 am
Turkey at the North End library

Catacomb Society spotted one of the BPL's more feathered patrons at the North End branch library yesterday.

Meanwhile, over in East Boston, the Travaglinis noticed their Homer Street neighbor had a new weather vane the other day: Read more.

By - 4/28/18 - 8:32 am

The TV series has a focus on Boston - this season with Fenway Park and the old Boston Globe newsroom playing key roles. But a couple of local folks have Issues. Read more.

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 - 4/17/18 - 10:24 pm

Corwin Wickersham videoed the goings on at the Downtown Crossing T-Mobile store last week.

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

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

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 - 4/5/18 - 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 - 3/28/18 - 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 - 3/4/18 - 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?"

By - 2/20/18 - 10:37 pm
Turkey at Harvard University

John Overholt spotted this Crimson turkey today.

Of course, you know what they say: You can always tell a Harvard turkey; you just can't tell it much.

By - 2/17/18 - 6:13 pm
Larry memorial

Somebody created a small memorial at VFW Parkway and Baker Street for Larry the Turkey, killed yesterday when he refused to yield to a car. Read more.

By - 2/16/18 - 8:59 pm

Johanna Griffiths reports Larry the Turkey died tonight as he lived: Challenging a vehicle at the intersection of VFW Parkway and Baker Street. Read more.