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About 80 turkeys are believed to be living in Dongan Hills, Staten Island.  (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Neighborhood Overrun By Turkeys

Dongan Hills resident Barbara Laing said about 60 turkeys call her maple tree home, and her family keeps busy cleaning up after them.

10/15/2013

Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten

Twenty-Five Wild Turkeys From Staten Island Headed For Hudson Valley Animal Sanctuary

The Staten Island Advance reports that the birds will be transported upstate by the same U.S. Department of Agriculture unit that rounded up some of their brethren and sent them to a slaughterhouse last month.

09/21/2013

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Nature Advocates Protest Against Slaughter Of Wild Turkeys On Staten Island

Residents and nature advocates protested Wednesday against the slaughter of wild turkeys on Staten Island, arguing that the claims that the birds are unsanitary are false.

08/14/2013

Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten

Turkeys Take Up Residence In Staten Island Neighborhood

In late December two of them crashed into car windows in front of Forest Bard Liquors on Forest Avenue, while another perched on the window ledge of a Sovereign Bank.

01/19/2013

Island Harvest turkey and food drive - Bethpage, NY - Nov 16, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

After Sandy, Need Is Greater At Annual Turkey Drive On Long Island

Because of superstorm Sandy, there are many new faces in need of food assistance this year at the Island Harvest food drive in Bethpage.

11/16/2012

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Brad Paisley Is A Self-Proclaimed ‘Idiot,’ Releases Lyric Video For ‘Southern Comfort Zone’

He calls himself an “idiot,” and his fans “turkeys,” but worry not, it’s all in good fun.

10/08/2012

Wild turkey - Staten Island, NY - Nov 9, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Wild Turkeys Terrorize Some On Staten Island

Some people on Staten Island think the wild turkeys roaming their borough are terrible.

11/09/2011

Sprout Creek Farm - La Grange, NY (file / credit: Sprout Creek Farm)

Stories From Main Street: Sprout Creek Farm Teaches Students Important Lessons Outside Of The Classroom

Just outside Poughkeepsie, Sprout Creek Farm is a unique place – an outdoor classroom full of kids.

05/23/2011

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Staten Island Residents Getting ‘Turkey Survey’

According to a report, 700 residents are being surveyed about wild turkeys which roam parts of Staten Island. The Department of Environmental Conservation wants to know what locals think of the birds.

02/16/2011