So I went up to my mom's today and as I was heading down the last stretch to get to her place, I saw a gaggle of turkeys near the side of the road. I had to pick up something for her and the place was closing, so I had to double back and the turkeys were still there.
I think Benjamin Franklin at one time proposed that the turkey become our national bird. I'm not sure if he said it as a joke or something else. But I guess turkeys can be quite nasty when provoked. At any rate, it is a pretty cool looking bird.
Here is a pair of them as they are walking along. I was kind of surprised they didn't start to move away.
I think I kind of like this picture. I'm guess these two are keeping an eye over the group.
And a shot of the gaggle.
I think I just entered the Twilight Zone. I posted some pics of Turkeys on my blog and then saw your post (you posted first) - weird. Great shots.
What is amazing about the Turkey is the first time you see them fly. I think one of my first times was watching a turkey fly over four lanes of I 96 out by Grand Rapids. It was unbelievable at that time. Of course, it is neat to see them roosting on a tree branch.
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