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Brookline residents squawk about turkeys

BROOKLINE — Karen Halvorson was walking down Tappan Street about a month ago when she spotted three turkeys flying up against passing cars. Then, she said, the birds turned on her.

Halvorson, who is 64 and 5 feet tall, said the turkeys surrounded her and the dominant bird flew at her head and scratched her neck, when she tried to duck.

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