Wednesday, August 04, 2004

A Field Guide to Birds of the "My Yard" Region

This robin has made a nest above my front door. Every day when I get home from work, the robin flies up and perches on the railing of my front porch until I go inside, probably to make sure I don't disturb the nest. Earlier in the spring some finches made a nest a few feet away, but they seem to be gone now.

I've been noticing how the birds use my garden. I don't have a bird feeder, but they eat some of the berries I grow. They use other plants, especially my Irish Moss, as nesting materials. Yesterday when I turned on the sprinkler, within minutes dozens of birds flew up to perch in the bushes and drink from the water drops on the leaves. Posted by Hello

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