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November 24, 2010 / Leslie

Wordless Wednesday: Wild Turkeys

Wild Turkeys

The turkeys don’t like to stop and pose for photos. They are always running away. The faster I chase after them the quicker they move.

Photo taken at Cantigny Gardens, June 2010.

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  1. Rebecca Rasmussen / Nov 24 2010 8:12 am

    Wow — Catnigny Gardens looks like a wonderful place. I’ll have to go there next time I’m in that area. My dad lives in a small town in rural Wisconsin, so I see my wild turkeys there. 🙂


    • Leslie / Nov 24 2010 10:11 am

      You won’t be disappointed. That is my favorite place for bird watching, nature trails and enjoying their beautiful gardens. It’s even lovely there in the winter.


  2. Meg / Nov 24 2010 10:49 am

    Oh my goodness — you know, they’re sort of scary! I think I would scream and duck if I saw them hovering outside my window!


    • Leslie / Nov 24 2010 11:47 am

      And they fly. I’m not sure why I didn’t know wild turkeys could fly but they surprised me when they flew off into the woods.


  3. Rebecca Rasmussen / Nov 24 2010 11:21 am

    Oops– I spelled your lovely place wrong, but other than that it does sound wonderful — in St. Louis we have the botanical gardens, which are amazing for bird watching 🙂


  4. dyane / Nov 24 2010 11:45 am

    well it is thanksgiving there I think they know that…….we don’t have those birds running around here…..they are only in the meat market.


  5. Beth F / Nov 25 2010 7:47 am

    Awesome photo!! Glad these guys escaped the pot, but I’m looking forward to my dinner!

    We get turkeys in our yard every once in a while. Our latest wildlife was a black bear!


  6. Suko / Nov 25 2010 3:39 pm

    What a perfect pair! Incredible photo, Leslie!


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