Friday, June 4, 2010

Follow-up

What am I looking at, you ask? It is this sweet young couple in our yard about a week ago. You may recall my post about the male turkey and his attempts to get the attention of the group of female turkeys. Well, it looks as if things worked out for two of them.
Now we no longer see the male, but there is a lone female in our yard quite a lot - she comes for seed scattered from the bird feeder and for water in our bird bath, and Dad thinks she must have a nest nearby. Apparently they have 10-20 babies at a time! That will be one busy Momma!

15 comments:

  1. Wow! That is a lot of babies. Thanks for the update. Have a great weekend.

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  2. Love is in the air!!!!!!!!

    MEOWZA, that's a lotta babies!!!!!!!

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  3. Wow! Lots of babies. I think thanksgiving might be at your house... Oh wait--I bet your folks are attached aren't they? No turkey this year...

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  4. Well, Chey, my folks do feel a little odd eating turkey. But not THAT odd! Turkey bought from the store is kinda depersonalized. Especially the sliced stuff from teh deli counter. And these wild turkeys would be awfully tough to eat, they think.

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  5. And I'll bet the daddy is long gone! With that many babies, surely they could spare one for dinner.

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  6. That's a lot of mouths to feed, and lots of feathers for you to watch =^..^=

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  7. * woo hoo *
    And lots of fev-vers for you to watch!

    YES!

    purrs
    Abby

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  8. We are DYING to come over and "watch" the Momma turkey and her chicks! ::drooling::

    CC the mighty hunter is at the cat tree right now, stropping his claws.

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  9. ...i have never seed a turkey when it wasn't in pieces on my plate.

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  10. Real live turkeys! How lucky is that? And think of all the little ones you'll have visiting you soon!

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  11. That's a lot of turkeys Simba! You are lucky to have those in your yard!

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  12. That's a LOT of babies! We just looked it up, a baby turkey is called a Poult.

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  13. Does that picture mean you have started jumping up on the railing again?

    Kissies, Audrey

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  14. Whoa! Those are some big birdies in your yard, Simba!! We had a turkey in our yard once...he musta gotten lost or something!

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  15. Hi, Audrey. No, I still don't jump up to the railing. But if Mom or Dad put me up there, I am happy and I stay.

    Kissies.

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