Sunday, December 19, 2010

Buck and Turkeys

Got some good pics this week from the cameras. I'll start off with a good 8 point buck. I thought I'd catch a good size buck using this trail. The camera is in a small clearing in some pretty thick cover. He's a pretty good one and should really be something if he can make it until next fall. Got a couple of turkeys after one of our early light snows also. These are part of a larger flock I got some pics of earlier. When the whole flock is together there's 20 to 25 birds in it. They generally hang around on this ridge and the adjacent pasture fields. Hope to get a few more posts up later this week with some more turkeys and more snow pics.






5 comments:

texwisgirl said...

Pretty buck. Brr. Turkeys in the snow...

Farmchick said...

Nice buck and we are seeing a lot of turkeys in our area as well.

Dawn said...

I like the antlers....I know it sounds naive, but I always wonder if they get headaches;)
That's one wild (large) turkey!

Karen Thomason/Gordon Setter Crossing said...

Nice pics Joe. We seem to have a lot of turkeys in the past few years here in Montana. Is that the case for you guys too?

Joe said...

Dawn - I never thought about that but I doubt it. They never seem to be bothered by the antlers.

Karen - We've been lucky and have always had a lot of turkeys. The population will vary some but not a lot. Cold, rainy weather in the spring will kill the chicks just like you noted with the grouse on your blog.