• TURKEYS AND CRANES

    8 days ago - By Karen Casebeer Photography

    I returned to farm country hoping to see some Sandhill Cranes. These birds love to feast on corn stalks that've been harvested and plowed into the soil. Right away I was disappointed because I could see the corn fields hadn't yet been plowed.
    What I did see was a flock of turkeys walking along in a straight line and pecking at the ground for nourishment, typically berries, insects, and nuts.
    I saw turkeys occasionally when I lived in Northport, but I really haven't taken a big interest in these birds. Except when they are displaying their beautiful tail feathers, I find their appearance...
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