Friday July 13, 2018

A juvenile blackbird sits inside the suet feeder, pecking at a ball of fat. A few feet away, the hydrangea’s hallucinatory balls of bloom.


  1. Crows screech and divebomb as I walk to the mailbox. Teenagers, acting out?

    1. Gosh, I’d be more inclined to think parents guarding nestlings or fledglings, but these are corvids we’re taking about, so really it could be anything. Their social lives are extremely complex and interesting.

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