Friday, May 11, 2007
The blue birds of happiness
Geez, I go my whole life without seeing blue birds (except the jays and the bluebirds, and even bluebirds I've only seen a couple of), and this week I've seen two indigo buntings (or the same one twice) at our feeder, and then this morning I found another bunting lying stunned on the sidewalk outside the lab building. I called the rescue number and they said to put him in a box or paper bag and bring him in, but by the time I got the box he had more or less recovered. I tried to pick him up and he scolded me loudly and flew off to cling to a window frame on the next building. He's probably still there, saying to himself, why oh why did I ever leave South America??