Every morning birdbrains…

Every morning the birdbrains are watching. They wait in the trees for me to open the birdbrain cafe. They are patient and sit quietly as I fill their buffet with food. In the cherry trees sit the sparrows and in the lilac trees sit the chickadees. This has become normal every morning. They wait until I leave and then as I watch from the door of the house, the war begins…

It was foggy this morning and all I could see were dozens of little dark spots watching as I filled the feeder. They got excited and started to rustle around and then I heard peeps. It sounded as if they were saying, “Your late, hurry up!”

Then when all was safe in their eyes. Down they swooped and it got noisy. The chickadees and sparrows mixed it up and they fought on the fence, on the feeder and on the ground. It soon became aerial attacks and during this whole battle, the food disappeared. Straight into their hungry little mouths…

I give them half a box of food once every morning and they know this. They know that soon it will be gone. I can not afford more and there is tons of seeds all over the fields. It just is a pleasure to feed the little birdbrains and fun to boot. I will at times sit and watch the little ones battle it out. The sparrows are greater in number, but the chickadees are slightly bigger and faster…

Soon the food is gone and they leave to go find somewhere else to play. They come back all day and check out the ground for scraps. There always is some and sometimes, I put out dried bread to let them have some treats…

The birdbrains are family now and they are fun to have around…

WtR

kKEETON @ Windows to Russia…

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