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June 16, 2012 - 8:39 pm
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This may be way off topic, but thought I'd share a few shots of some wild turkeys that were hanging around our yard today. The Tom turkey put on quite a show for the ladies. The ladies generally ignored him, pecking around in the woods for food, then relaxed in our veggie garden.

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June 16, 2012 - 9:08 pm
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Diane, those are BEAUTIFUL pics of beautiful birds; I'd be havin me some turkey on the dinner table every month, lol (that was my best backwoods impression, sorry)facepalm.  I grew up in Upstate NY and very much miss wildlife like that out here (in SoCal).  You're lucky!

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June 16, 2012 - 9:36 pm
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I love the wild turkeys. Around here they come every morning when I feed the horses, to get some food.  My Tom, a burbon red, had to hens that came over to his enclosure and drove him wild.  He would do his dance for them.  A man down the road sits on his front step and they come over to eat from his hand.  By me they come right into the horse barn.  A surveyor from the gas company was over marking for a gas pipe and had himself a ball calling my turkey.

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June 17, 2012 - 8:07 am
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Beautiful birds. Thanks for posting the pictures.

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June 17, 2012 - 10:45 am
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Beautiful pictures! We have wild turkeys here too, but I rarely see a Tom. One year, they came strutting through the yard on Thanksgiving morning. Silly birds.

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June 17, 2012 - 11:35 am
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Makes me humgry! facepalm


Fred, upstate NY is a great place to have grown up. Most people don't realize that NY State is so nice.cheers

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