Friday, April 8, 2011
Nature Notes: Love Is In the Air
In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
Yep, he's twitterpated all right.
The dominant Tom turkeys are strutting their stuff, flashing their frills, bringin' the bling. The ladies pretend not to notice, but it's a tough act to ignore.
Toms look huge in full display mode, and that wattle turns a brilliant red when the hens are looking.
They'd be magnificent if their heads weren't butt-ugly.
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