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PHOTOS: Turkeys Converge on Post Office Annex

A few days ago I was driving by the Post Office Annex on the south end of Northfield and happened to see two adult Wild Turkeys and 10 or more young turkeys.

A few days ago I was driving by the Post Office Annex on the south end of Northfield and saw two adult Wild Turkeys and 10 or more young turkeys, which, from what I found online, are called poults at birth and then are known as jennies or hens (female) or jakes (male).

It's the first time I've seen young turkeys, so it was a neat find. Unfortunately, I didn't have my good camera with me and had to settle for these shots.

Birdwatchers, have you ever seen a gang of turkeys in this area before?

And for those wondering, no, this isn't the first time I've featured fowl on Patch. Last year, I snapped a shot of hanging out between and .

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Nancy G July 24, 2012 at 04:34 PM
I've seen turkeys on Dundas Blvd near the compost site and the old Ryt Way building on more than one occasion.
Angela Lauterbach July 24, 2012 at 04:46 PM
I hope people leave them be. So pretty! As it is all the deer around here have either left or have been killed by cars. I haven't seen one in over a year where we live and there used to be about 5 or 6.

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