Thursday, October 13, 2011

Turkeys in my yard

[Not rock pile related]
The novelty may wear off but I am still thrilled to see turkeys in my yard.
video
Originally there was a family of two adults and six chicks. Here are four of the chicks, almost grown. Don't know what happened to the other two chicks or the parents.
I am trying to get them familiar with me by appearing in the window, opening the sliding door slowly, making noises, talking to them, and tossing out seeds. I think they are getting comfortable:

2 comments :

Geophile said...

Pretty cool.

Tim MacSweeney said...

Probably young males; the females flock together - I watched a group go by me once and lost count at 70...