Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Passing Through



 Nearly every day...sometimes in the early morning hours, sometimes mid-morning, the Wild Turkeys pass through.

Usually, when I'm out first thing with Moon, they are gobbling up a storm in the woods where they bed down.

Quite often, while I'm in the woods observing the eagles, I see them parade through the brush.





As the two young males led the way, the hens followed....some closer than others.

Once they got past a big patch of herbaceous growth we leave intentionally for cover for the rabbits, they began their search for food.




just seeing, saying, and sharing...

Passing Through

with you and those at



8 comments:

Gayle - venturesinphotos said...

the color guard leading the parade.

only slightly confused said...

I always associate the wild turkeys with my Dad.....usually when we went up to see him there would be a flock in the field opposite.

Ann Thompson said...

A daily parade. How nice

Susie said...

JP, I love to see wild turkeys. My daughter just showed me pictures of a bunch she saw two days ago. I took pictures of her chickens today. LOL. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

Lea said...

Great photos!
We have plenty of Wild Turkeys here, but I rarely see the Toms displaying like that

Stewart M said...

What crazy looking birds they are - especially the males.

I suppose they feel safe at this time of year.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Red Rose Alley said...

I see so many turkeys around here.....at the trail and even in front of my house. They are peculiar looking birds, but I appreciate them at Thanksgiving. : )

~Sheri

Les Fous du Cap said...

Ils sont drôles ces oiseaux ;-)
Céline & Philippe

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