When nature made the blue-bird
she wished to propitiate both the sky and the earth,
so she gave him the color of the one on his back
and the hue of the other on his breast.
Good week for backyard birding!
We also saw a Red-Tailed Hawk (aka chickenhawk, as in “I’m a chickenhawk, you’re a chicken.” Foghorn Legghorn: “Why, I ain’t no chicken, boy. There’s your chicken. D-O-G. Chicken.” Anyone?) but it flew off before I could get inside for the camera, or coax it to be my falconry friend.
I’m off to buy a bluebird house… and maybe a better zoom lens.
I hope I can entice this beautiful couple to summer with us. They make me happy.
I think maybe Spring is here… for realz!
What signs of spring have you noticed this week?