I actually laid eyes on a couple of deer...which seemed to be fine, and a few turkeys that quite honestly looked skinny to me. (no, I'm not a turkey weight expert, I just thought they didn't look quite right)
What really concerned me was that I saw 1/2 dozen spots within sight of the paved road that I would consider to be wintering or thermal cover in the area I live (wide shelter belts, stands of red pines with low hanging branches, cedar swamp areas). Above each of those areas were a bunch of crows (murder of crows?) and many of them had a few bald eagles sprinkled in also.
In my experience, eagles and crows / ravens in the trees usually means something pretty good sized is below. I've never seen more than one or 2 of those congregations in my area and never this time of year.
What is everyone else seeing so far?