Photo of the Day: Turkeys on Brinkman Road

0
Help Support Old Mission Gazette, a reader-supported newspaper covering the Old Mission Peninsula

On our drives around the Old Mission Peninsula, one of our favorite spots is Brinkman Road. Not only has the road and landscape not changed at all in either Tim’s or my lifetime, but you can always count on seeing some type of wildlife roaming around out there.

Yesterday, I posted a photo of some deer. Today, it’s turkeys. There’s usually a few Canadian geese in the fields and orchards there too. And when the weather gets warmer – notice I said when and not if – it’s a favorite spot for the Sandhill Cranes. Here’s a few from last September.

Help Support Old Mission Gazette - Click Here

The turkeys were pretty funny as we tried to take a photo of them – they were in the orchard and, of course, we were in the car on the road. Every time we pulled forward into their row of trees, they would scurry to the next row of trees. So it was like a little back-and-forth game with them pulling the string on these human puppets in the car. I did manage to get some acceptable pics of them in the process.

Turkeys on Brinkman Road on the Old Mission Peninsula | Jane Boursaw Photo
Turkeys on Brinkman Road on the Old Mission Peninsula | Jane Boursaw Photo

We Need Your Support!

Old Mission Gazette is a reader-supported newspaper, and we need your ongoing support to keep delivering OMP news, history, photos, events and more. Owners Tim and Jane Boursaw are devoted to the Old Mission Peninsula community, and every contribution, big or small, is valuable. Click HERE to support Old Mission Gazette. Thank you!


Bay View Insurance of Traverse City Michigan

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
  
Please enter an e-mail address

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.