Turkeys

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.

By - 1/11/19 - 11:59 am

Brittney Moon reports that the terror tom who had been going after students, teachers and parents for two weeks at the Haley School in Roslindale has a new home this morning: the Myles Standish Forest in Plymouth. Moon says that a sergeant from state Environmental Police managed to capture the angry walking party platter for transport way down the coast, far away from American Legion Highway.

By - 1/10/19 - 11:34 am
Big angry turkey in Roslindale

Students at the Haley School on American Legion Highway in Roslindale hesitate before they leave in the afternoon these days - because they know an angry turkey is probably waiting for them on the other side of the doors. Read more.

By - 1/2/19 - 9:36 am

Patrick Maguire watched a turkey gang in action on Beacon Street this morning.

By - 12/9/18 - 1:31 pm
Cold turkey in Ashmont

A concerned citizen expresses concern in a 311 report about the poor Ashmont turkey in Dorchester: Read more.

By - 11/29/18 - 10:11 am
Ashmont turkey

David Finnerty stayed a respectful distance away this morning while taking a snapshot of the turkey that has roamed Ashmont Street and Peabody Square the past few months.

By - 11/28/18 - 11:52 am

The turkeys just kept coming, and coming, and coming, on Monmouth Street in Brookline this morning:

By - 11/24/18 - 11:51 am
Turkey at a Dunkin' Donuts

Nicholas Agri caught that most New England of scenes this morning: A turkey heading for the entrance of a Dunkin' Donuts, in Winthrop.

By - 10/26/18 - 12:17 pm
Aggravating turkey on Ashmont Street in Dorchester

A fed-up citizen managed to get to a safe space to file a 311 complaint about a turkey that has mistaken Ashmont Street in Dorchester for Brookline: Read more.

By - 10/19/18 - 2:13 pm
Turkeys near a swan sign in Roslindale

B2 Beighlie watched the scene unfold outside the management office at Stony Brook Common in Roslindale today.

By - 10/4/18 - 11:15 pm
Turkeys crossing in front of school buses at the Ohrenberger in West Roxbury

To get to school on time, Molly the roving UHub photographer discovered at the Ohrenberger in West Roxbury this morning.

By - 9/13/18 - 1:08 pm
Chic Brookline turkeys

Caroline Burnes, an artist who lives in Brookline, has come out with a line of three dozen posters celebrating the town's most rambunctious residents - showing them in their strutting finery.

Via Boston Globe.

By - 9/2/18 - 10:46 am
Turkeys on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain

Sue O'Connell reports:

Why is traffic allowed on Centre St in Jamaica Plain during the Turkey Pride Parade?

By - 8/24/18 - 11:54 am
Turkey at a polling place

Roving reporter Christine April spotted this bird hurrying into the polling place at the Harvard Graduate School of Design this morning, only to slowly walk away with a dejected look after learning she'd have to return on Sept. 4 to vote. Read more.

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
Turkey staring in a window

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.