Isn’t it getting late for this?

Posted September 28th, 2009 by kcorliss. Comment (0).

Just eight days ago we ran across a family of wild turkeys scampering through a residential area south of Fargo. The 16 youngsters looked to pretty darned young. I have only one question: Do turkeys pull off two broods here? I’m not sure.

Most young turkeys are full grown by this time and nearly indistinguishable from adults at a distance. Not this group. Check ’em out:

Of course the smaller and more dependent the bird, the more likely the stresses of winter will have a significant say in the animal living or dying.

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