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By adamg - 11/19/20 - 9:51 pm
Angry turkey and cop in Somerville

Somerville turkey likes donuts, takes no guff from cops. Photo by Greg Cook.

After a turkey family visited his family backyard, Greg Cook began to wonder what the deal is with all these turkeys in the Boston area. He wound up interviewing Jim Cardoza of MassWildlife, who led the effort to restore wild turkeys to Massachusetts in the 1970s, a century after they'd been hunted to extinction here.

By adamg - 11/15/20 - 1:45 pm

On one of the Hyde Park Nextdoor groups, a Huntington Avenue resident reports she tried to go outside Thursday morning, but the terrible turkey was there: Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/20 - 10:03 pm

WBZ dispatched grizzled reporter Bill Shields down to Hyde Park today in search of the unstuffed murderbird rampaging through the Westminster Avenue area. Fortunately, because of Covid-19, Shields was equipped with a microphone on a boom, with which he was able to fend off the angry avian long enough to make his escape.

By adamg - 11/10/20 - 10:52 pm
Turkey vs. man in Hyde Park

Tom dares man to step outside on Arlington Street this morning, two days after attacking couple.

A Hyde Park resident reports the last thing she expected on a leisurely stroll to the neighborhood Dunk's with her husband was to be set upon by a fowl beast, but that's just what happened at Westminster Street and Lexington Avenue Sunday morning: Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/20 - 10:44 am
Turkeys on Gallivan Boulevard

Armand the roving UHub photographer was forced to stop roving this morning when a band of Turkey Liberation Fronters staged a protest in the middle of Gallivan Boulevard in Dorchester, a month and a half before Thanksgiving.

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By adamg - 8/23/20 - 9:12 pm

In Codman Square, it was raining turkeys.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 10:47 pm
Multi-colored turkey

Brad Kelly stopped to admire this turkey in Somerville the other day.

Copyright Brad Kelly. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flicker.

By adamg - 5/26/20 - 9:56 pm

Saugus Police report a wild turkey flew into the second-floor bedroom of a local house this afternoon - by crashing through a closed window. Read more.

By adamg - 5/3/20 - 9:14 pm

Oh, honey, they come from this couple's side yard in Jamaica Plain! Read more.

By adamg - 4/21/20 - 9:22 pm
Turkey in Porter Square

Msmariamad spotted this specimen of meleagrian pulchritude in Porter Square today.

Copyright Msmariamad. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 4/15/20 - 12:19 pm

Neema Avashia reports the sentries are taking no guff - and don't hesitate to turn away taxis they don't like the looks of: Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/20 - 3:12 pm
Porch turkey

Seth McCoy reports opening the door on River Street, near the Price Rite in Hyde Park, today to find, no, not an energy salesman, but this bad boy.

By mocha fiend - 4/7/20 - 4:45 pm
Turkeys outside the Huntington Avenue YMCA

Saw these two "gym [flying] rats" at the entrance to the Huntington Y today. I think they were probably bummed that Covid-19 has closed the gym for now.

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.

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