Too Wet to Gobble

This morning I discovered several eastern wild turkeys in a hay field in a steady, cold rain. It’s the peak breeding season, and this might be the gobbler’s point of view!?

“Two hens in sight……good breeding stock…..I should wow them with a good strut and gobble….”

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“But this cold rain has dampened my enthusiasm….I’m too wet and miserable to strut and gobble.”

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“Might as well do the next best thing – eat!”

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Photos by NB Hunter 5/5/2017 ©All Rights Reserved