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Wild Chickens in Mountain View

I noticed these rough-looking fowl hanging around the Stevens Creek trail entrance in Mountain View today. They must have escaped from someone's backyard nearby.

I wonder how old they are? 

How long have they been fending for themselves?

Will they start a family? 

How long will they be around? 

For now, they're avoiding me, the most immediate threat (in their eyes). 


update: @loganbaur informed me that it's a male and a female, and though it's late in the season to be nesting, it's still possible. Thanks Logan!

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