FOR THOSE WHO LOVE BIRDS

We had some tree transplanting excitement last week...more on that in a future post... but in the meantime I want to show you what we discovered.

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This is a pretty boring hill, right? Nothing remarkable. Can you see the wood stake with orange flag to the left and forefront of house being built in distance? {ahhh…first clue about tree transplanting…house being built}

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Near the stake is an area where we used to burn junk scraps of wood.

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Doesn’t look like a useful place, does it?

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 Look closer...

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someone’s watching me walk by...

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a Killdeer mama...

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trying to distract me with her antics...

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my neighbor Queen of Birds says they will play dead...

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to protect their nest...

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 ok mama…where are your eggs?

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Camouflaged perfectly...

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 three huge {compared to mama’s size} eggs!

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She knows I’ve spotted her precious eggs...

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 so the broken-wing act continues...

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hoping to distract me.

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 My but you have pretty feathers!

OK…I’m leaving...

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The final stare down. Got your message loud and clear. PS Sorry for the oooops sent out the other day.  Silly computers!