Posted by: atowhee | July 1, 2015

FAMILIAL AND FAMILIAR

Mother turkey and her brood of seven trailed across Granite Street and into the cooler shade of Lithia Park yesterday.  The young were already sporting grown-up dark feathers but were still only the size of a bantam, about one-third of mother’s bulk.

Then in the late afternoon five Western Kingbirds were lined up along twenty yards of fence line along Valley View … one of them must have been the parents, but they looked exactly alike.

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