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Knock, Knock: Wild Turkey Pays A Visit To Ridgewood Home

A wild turkey tried to visit a Ridgewood homeowner Wednesday. Photo Credit: Daily Voice
A turkey tried to visit a home in Ridgewood Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: Daily Voice

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – A wild turkey tried to pay a Ridgewood family a visit Thursday morning but apparently was unable to reach the doorbell.

The bird was spotted wandering around Ridgewood's east side before scampering up a walkway and to the family's front door.

Wild turkeys are abundant statewide, with a population estimated from 20,000 to 23,000, according to the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife.

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