Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Turkeys







I took my camera and set out to capture the evening's sunset but ran across a rafter (OK, I admit I had to look up what a bunch of turkeys was called) of turkeys crossing the road.   These photos proved to be more interesting than the sunset.  The turkeys cooperated for a moment or two and then off they went-- gosh, can they run fast!

15 comments:

Raindrops and Daisies said...

They are great photos.

Definitely more interesting than the sunset but maybe not so pretty.

Enjoyed looking at them.


Fiona

marit´s,,, said...

Funny pictures, they are not pretty in the face but they are beautiful from a distance.
They are very good at the dinner table he he.
Marit, Norway

Out on the prairie said...

What a nice capture. I like when the sun catches their irradescence in the feathers.They are very nervous to stay long.

Jill said...

Great shots!

CameraCruise said...

Great shots of the turkeys!
Mette

Kentish Keg-Meg said...

Fabulous pictures of those turkeys.

Kelly said...

Great photos! They can fly, too, you know.

Sallie (FullTime-Life.com said...

I saw that word on another blog recently and loved learning it! Your rafter made some great pictures.

Julie G. said...

Wonderful Wild Turkey images! We had a family of 9 which lived on our property from spring through fall. I have not seen them at all this winter, though. We enjoyed watching them fly into the trees at dusk to settle in for the evening. They certainly are fun to watch. I think their feathers are especially beautiful. Great captures, Mickie!

Judy SheldonWalker said...

Mickie, they sure can run fast. They used to chase me on my grandparent's farm. They can be really mean. Great photos though.

Gillian Olson said...

Great pictures and I learned something new today: a group of turkeys is a rafter. Great post!

Pieces of Sunshine said...

I didn't know turkey's grew so large, they look huge! I presume they are wild turkeys?

Carol Blackburn said...

Love how they run.....look like little Veloceraptors. :)

Chatty Crone said...

Gosh you have these turkeys living so close to you - what a pretty picture. sandie

Lea said...

Great gobblers!
We frequently see wild turkeys at a distance - would love to get close enough for a photo.
Thanks for the new word, too!
Have a great week-end!
Lea
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