Friday, March 5, 2010

A Wild Turkey Morning

If anyone is hanging in here long enough, you'll recall a few weeks ago in which I was almost run over by a coyote chasing a rabbit in the parking lot of the office building where I work. I remarked that I hadn't seen any of the wild turkeys lately that were formerly frequent visitors to the office complex, and I wondered if the coyote(s) had already  made meals of all of them. Good news! The turkeys are back. A group of seven Toms in all their finery were parading around this morning, right in front of the door that I use to enter the building. They were gobbling and strutting about with all their feathers on parade.

And here is the object of all their excitement and affection: the lone hen:

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