The Fox and The Turkey Hen

Sometimes, when you live in “the woods” you get to witness wild animals in their natural environment. Earlier this week I was able to observe (and snap some photos) of our resident fox hunting our resident flock of turkeys – toms (males), hens and chicks. It was about 6:00 a.m. on a cool misty morning; we sat quietly and watched as we sipped coffee.

A flock of turkeys – tom, hens and chicks

Fox scoping out the trees where some of the flock had retreated

Fox on the hunt

Fox turns to observe its human spectators

Fox in the trees, hunting for turkey

Fox attempts to strike a large tom (male turkey)

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