Helping nesters feel right at home
It begins in the spring and extends through summer as waterfowl, shorebirds, migratory visitors and resident birds build nests, lay eggs and hatch their ... nest. Some — like the killdeer, terns, wild turkey and gulls — are ground nesters. Tree ...
Turkeys, the "wild" kind
Wild Turkey's plumage is more iridescent than domestic turkeys, and their tail feathers ... in shallow depressions on the ground at the base of a tree or stump, under a tangle of brush, or in dense herbaceous cover. One egg is laid each day for up to ...
Wild Turkeys Proliferate
There’s more than a bit of confusion and misinformation out there about wild turkeys ... a “harem;” their calls can be heard a mile away. A turkey’s nest is a shallow depression in the ground. Hens lay a clutch of 10 to 14 eggs, usually at a ...
Talking (wild) turkey
The wild turkey ... sometime females do too. Turkeys can run up to 25 mph and fly up to 55 mph. Turkeys nest on the ground, but spend the night in trees. Mating season has just begun and continues into March. The hens lay 10-12 eggs, usually one a day.
Identifying backyard bird eggs
Spring is baby bird time and while hanging around outdoors you may find egg shells on the ground or in a nest ... and the shell fell out of the nest. Most songbirds have their own idea of how many eggs they’ll lay depending on their species.