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By adamg - 3/27/20 - 11:09 am
Ruggles turkeys

Billy spotted this juicy rafter on Ruggles Street, between Shawmut Avenue and Washington Street in Roxbury this morning.

By adamg - 3/25/20 - 2:42 pm
Swans off Dorchester

Kelly Lewis spotted a pair of swans doing some social distancing off the Expressway in Dorchester today.

Meanwhile, over in Cambridge yesterday, Barb spotted a pair of turkeys who know that they now rule the roost outdoors, at least on Bellevue Avenue: Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 10:40 am
Turkeys at the Prudential Center

Rob C. wonders if there's an omen involved with all these turkeys at the Prudential Center this morning.

By adamg - 2/25/20 - 8:34 pm
Turkey pecks a Prius in Cambridge

Today, we jump across the river to Cambridge for this complaint from Appleton Street: Read more.

By adamg - 1/24/20 - 9:30 am
Strutting turkey in Jamaica Plain

Katie spotted Mr. All Fluffed Up on Spring Park Avenue in Jamaica Plain this morning.

By adamg - 1/5/20 - 1:08 pm
Bruce the pub and some troubling turkeys

Linuxlibrarian reports that Bruce the pug helped turn Myopia Road in Hyde Park into a turkey-free zone, at least while he patrolled it: Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/20 - 12:28 pm

Two pair of tom toughs who have been disrupting life along one side of the George Wright Golf Course for months now are back and worse than ever. A frustrated, angry resident reports from Myopia Road. Read more.

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 8:30 pm
By adamg - 11/29/19 - 5:16 pm
Turkeys on a lawn in West Roxbury

We spotted this rafter on somebody's lawn on Washington Street in West Roxbury this afternoon.

By adamg - 10/26/19 - 10:32 pm

There have been a couple of packs of aggro murderturkeys attacking Hyde Park residents in recent weeks, but Larry Johnson reports he may have found the answer: A long, hard game of soccer:

They see this blue ball in the street and start pecking at it and chasing it around with great interest! This went on for 45 minutes!

With photos.

By adamg - 9/9/19 - 4:29 pm

Hyde Park residents living on either side of the George Wright Golf Course are increasingly reporting small marauding packs of overstuffed turkeys are making life increasingly difficult. Read more.

By adamg - 9/3/19 - 8:50 am
By adamg - 8/20/19 - 8:44 am
Turkey family in South Boston

A concerned South Boston resident decides to give 311 a shot instead of calling the Butterball hotline:

What do we do about wild turkeys in my front yard

By adamg - 7/15/19 - 11:48 am

A couple days ago, Megan M of Brighton asked:

What’s the right move when a turkey takes up residence inside your garage? Who can help?!

Read more.

By adamg - 6/26/19 - 11:17 am
Turkeys at Burger King drive thru in Roslindale

Travel New England had to wait his turn in the drive-thru lane at the Burger King on Washington Street in Roslindale this morning.

By adamg - 5/20/19 - 12:10 pm
Moss Hill turkeys

Mark MacGilchrist watched (from a safe distance) the newly infamous Moss Hill Turkey Gang out for a strut in Jamaica Plain this morning.

Over in Newton, Snoofy woke up yesterday to discover she was now sharing her Newton yard with a mama turkey and eight baby turkettes (OK, OK, poults): Read more.

By mcshugar - 5/20/19 - 9:09 am
Alley Turkey

If you happen to be one of the few and the proud that are able to legally park a vehicle in a public alley in the South End, beware. Of late, a new entry into the neighborhood's urban ecosystem has famously been seen stealthily, if not curiously, gobbling through its idyllic backstreets. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 10:49 am
Turkey in the South End

Roving UHub photographer Adam Boyajy spotted this beefy boi (a scout from JP or Brookline?) perched on a ledge at Titus Sparrow Park in the South End yesterday.

By adamg - 5/14/19 - 10:29 pm

Jamaica Plain is fast picking up a rep across the country as a dangerous place, thanks to WBZ's report with the photo of angry murderbirds drenched in the blood of their human victims: Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/19 - 2:50 pm

Before we lost radio contact, we received a copy of the following urgent message to Marty Walsh from GraceJansen2, holed up somewhere on Jamaica Plain's Moss Hill:

Please increase the city’s response 2 the wild turkeys on Moss Hill. Turkeys are attacking walkers forcing them to carry sticks for defense. My mother has a walker & needs a companion for safety.

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