The Day I Learned Who Really Feeds the Birds

 

     My neighbor M felt she was single-handedly responsible for it. Her bird feeders were sustaining the population of birds in our subdivision she intimated one day, as we chatted across the fence.  At the time I had felt no need to challenge her claim.  In later years, the County had declared the undeveloped land, where our neighborhood dead-ended and its creek, a conservation area: sanctuary to the amazingly varied bird population and our family was thrilled.

f4f609f2-51a0-41fa-b510-3d52aa32f70c-1209-0000022ad1067aec     We felt we knew, more than anyone else, the treasure that was hidden in our little wilderness park Continue reading “The Day I Learned Who Really Feeds the Birds”