This was a fun encounter! For years I have intermittently seen a lone turkey at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. While the environment is well-suited for them, they aren’t normally seen there and I have only ever seen or heard of someone seeing a single one.
This handsome fellow definitely appeared to be looking for some companionship this past Sunday. He was initially well out into a field but deliberately worked his way closer, fluffing up, strutting and calling out to any would-be mates. The scene around him was perfect too with the subdued winter grass and fresh snow on the ground and falling. It really helped to show off his beautiful colors.