A Barred Owl, the Wild Turkeys Drop in…and Some Baking

We had another visit from the wild turkeys this week. If you look along the top of our back fence, you can see our turkey (the white one) sidling up to a wild turkey (the darker one to the right). At first we thought…

A Lively Weekend

We’ve had a very busy past few days! The girls danced in our church’s Medieval/Epiphany festival while CPT A and I both helped behind the scenes. I worked as an usher. CPT A did everything from greeting guests and performing first aid to animal…

Turkeys and Trees

The turkeys are back! Here you can see them (if you look closely) walking in a line behind our back fence. I was reading with the windows open the morning they arrived. They were making noises that I thought, at first, were coming from…

This Week’s Highlights

It was a big week for bird-watching here. On Wednesday, we saw a return of one of the turkey families – this time a mother with three babies. They strolled into the yard just as I was getting the mail. They spent a couple…

Turkey Tracks

On Monday, the snow was back…and so were the turkeys. Some of them came close to the house, which made me wonder if they were attracted to our bird feeders. (Now there’s a bird I never thought we’d get when I picked up that bag of “songbird…