A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Seeing old friends on a quiet Albany street

Written August 28th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Here’s another in my supply of Albany vignettes about non-news, or even old non-news. If you want to read about strife, unrest and chaos, look somewhere else.

In other news, the return of wild turkeys

Written July 17th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

In case you had not noticed, the turkeys are back. Probably not the same ones that caused consternation in Albany in 2019 but another batch, the next generation, just as hungry as the last one and looking for something to eat.

Albany’s turkeys: What can be done

Written December 16th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s roving flocks of turkeys have drawn the attention of the city council, and the question was: Can anything be done?

Turkey update: Are there more of them?

Written November 5th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

In case you thought the West Albany turkeys had left or moved somewhere else, here’s an update: They haven’t.

Why do turkeys cross the street?

Written September 5th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

For weeks now, residents in West Albany have been reporting on their frequent sightings of a flock of wild turkeys. This encounter Thursday suggests that motorists will want to keep an eye out for them as well.

Wild turkeys on parade in West Albany

Written July 12th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Seeing wild turkeys is no longer all that unusual in Oregon cities, but it’s still a reason to come out of the house and watch, or to stop the car and take a picture.

Albany parks, a playground for turkeys

Written September 26th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

On my riverfront bike route the other day, I was surprised to see two wild turkeys in Eads Park. A couple of days later they stuck around long enough for the long-distance images you see here.

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