Fwd: Re: [gardeners] Re: Sightings

Jann (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Thu, 13 Mar 2003 11:32:10 -0600

>We have a white wild turkey hen roaming with a regular flock. There were 3 
>deer across the road the other morning. I just LOVE Mother Nature!!
>At 10:20 AM 3/11/03 -0600, you wrote:
>>You would really enjoy where I live here in Central Oklahoma then! Last
>>night just before dusk we saw 10 head of deer in the field next to us
>>enjoying the green grass just coming up. Usually we will see 3 or 4 head.
>>Hubby and Jon has darn near been run over by 30 head of deer one night on
>>one of our places. Pretty fun really. On top of the hill they were just
>>sitting and all of a sudden about 30 does went running right through and
>>around them. They said it was something else. Then there are the 3 nightly
>>runs of coyotes we have. Right now they are being a clean up crew for a dead
>>cow of ours. Took them a few days to find her but when they did it looks
>>just like you see on TV in Africa with the hide just torn off and all. makes
>>you feel funning when you hear them about 8, 10 and 12 pm or 1 am when you
>>know what they are feasting on. It is also common to see 10 wild turkeys at
>>a time in the area. We have counted as many as 100 in one sighting last
>>year. Now on this cloudy morning I hear the meadowlark that is migrating
>>through singing in my back yard.
>>    Surprisingly enough the deer have never bothered my garden ......... yet
>>that is.
>>Okie zone 7a
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Ron Hay" <ronhay@pacbell.net>
>> >
>> > What a wonderful sight to behold! Isn't it just fantastict to see
>>something truly serendiptous like that?
>> >
>> > A few years ago, I was touring new home listings in a brushy canyon on the
>>far west end of the San Fernndo Valley, Bell Canyon, when I almost dropped
>>my teeth: right in the middle of the road was a huge vulture, devouring the
>>remains of some road kill. Never in all my born days did I expect to see
>>such a creature so close to human habitation; and truth be told, I had never
>>even seen one in all our years of backpacking in the local mountains. Nature
>>is wonderful!
>> >
>> > Ron
>> >