A few days before the really cold weather, I noticed that 4 wild turkeys (I think hens) have frequented 'dogpatch' (the unkempt area behind the border pine trees), sometimes more than once a day.
They are really quite large and always seem to find lots of things to peck at back there. They keep their distance but don't seem to mind me being on the deck moving around, watching them.
This morning from the upstairs window I saw 1 bird under the neighbor's bird feeder scratching at seeds. Then it walked away.
Maybe 10 minutes later I was out filling my bird feeder, listening to the birds, emptied my seed container, turned around and WHOA! Not 20 feet away from me 4 big birds were watching. I froze. They seemed unfazed and started walking/pecking at the lawn and headed for the arbor bed. From there they meandered back toward the snow fence back by the golf course, had a look around and then, following the fence up the hill, disappeared.
So I guess the watching goes both ways. LOL