Friday, April 22, 2011
Spring Has Sprung
I thought that bird was pretty dumb considering the paper was bigger than it was and it kept dropping it about a million times and didn't seem to get the idea that the action was futile. It finally flew away, the paper got blown away by the wind and I thought nothing more of it.
A couple days later, I had to laugh as there was a long piece of some kind of dry plant hanging from that lamp and I thought to myself that the robin was a dodo and had realized the space was just too small and left for an easier location to build its nest. Every day for about a week, I would glance out and that one lone "string" was hanging from the lamp and I just had to chuckle to myself about how dumb that bird was.(although not the stupidest bird in the world, that award goes to a cardinal from my childhood).
The last two days I have been really busy. I was out to lunch with friends for like three hours and I am finally able to do some housework so I didn't look out the window for a couple of days.
Yesterday, Lo and Behold, there's a nest on the lamp. The bird is there all the time staring at me. I owe it a huge apology. It is the most clever bird in the outdoors.(The indoor award go's to my Sis' bird who is ever so smart)
It's pretty secure looking too. I would love to take a picture but I don't know where the camera is and my phone takes lousy pics. I will ask DH to take one tomorrow and I will post and when the baby birds arrive I will post again. That bird is probably the mother bird of all time. She stuck to it until she made a home for her babies. I think it's a her. She is looking a bit chubby so I'm guessing she is filling up with eggs. I don't know much about a robin's mating habits and I never saw a pregnant robin before so I"m just guessing. All I can say is that compared to the robin in the above picture, my robin is a lot more shall we say rotund..
So stay tuned and see what happens to Mrs. Robin. I just can hardly wait.