Friday, February 10, 2012

Winter Gobblers

Wintertime is for the birds and the largest birds in my neck of the woods are wild turkeys.  Fortunately winter is an excellent time to photograph wild turkeys as they utilize both fields and woodlands foraging over wide areas.

While turkeys will scratch in the woodland duff in search of food normally they use their sharp eyesight in open areas.  A light covering of snow brought this scratching gobbler out into the open in front of my lens.   

5 comments:

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

All those colours show up so well.I guess I had not realized the Turkey was so colourful.

Elaine said...

Nice work! With such lovely photos of the wild turkeys, Ben Franklin's idea to make the turkey our national bird doesn't seem so far fetched after all.

heyBJK said...

Beautiful colors in the plumage! Great shots!

eileeninmd said...

Awesome shots of the turkeys.

Montanagirl said...

These are terrific. The colors of that turkey really pop! Nice work.