Gobble, Gobble

The Thanksgiving table isn’t the only place to see a turkey these days. Wild turkeys are everywhere!

As we have been working on properties throughout Bergen and Rockland Counties and the Central and Hudson Valleys this fall, we have been struck by how many wild turkeys we are seeing this year!

There are many conflicting studies about whether the native turkey population is rising or falling in the US, but whatever the case, it sure seems like there are more around. And we all have heard stories about them “flying” in front of cars, or acting aggressively towards homeowners,

All these encounters we have had this fall led us to look into the issue. Here is an interesting article about the wild turkey population. Happy Thanksgiving!

 

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