[wisb] Re: A very unexpected first yard bird - Milwaukee

When I heard on Facebook that Brian was moving to that neighborhood I wondered 
how long it would take him to see one of the resident turkeys. Little did I 
think that he would see one on the very first day!

Congrats Brian!

Bernie Sloan
Milwaukee

--- On Thu, 8/25/11, Brian Hansen <rawshooter@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Brian Hansen <rawshooter@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [wisb] A very unexpected first yard bird - Milwaukee
> To: wisbirdn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 12:26 PM
> On Monday morning we moved into our
> new house.  While unpacking in the
> living room I happened to look outside and there is hen
> Turkey picking
> away at my front yard grass.  This bird has been seen
> and reported for
> few weeks but I still didn't expect the first yard bird on
> the east
> side of Milwaukee would be a Turkey!  This morning it
> was next to my
> driveway between the sidewalk and the street.  It
> didn't even flinch
> when walked to my car right by it.  Hopefully it isn't
> getting so tame
> that dog snatches it.
> 
> Last night I had a Wilson's Warbler feeding in a bush that
> borders our
> back patio.  I watched for about 5 minutes and at one
> point came as
> close as 6 feet from me.  I think I'm going to like
> this place :)
> 
> Brian Hansen
> Milwaukee
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