Mom's Bird Sanctuary
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June 8th, 2007 – by: mickeyd302
During the winters, my parents have an adundance of bird food, corn on the cob, and anything else a hungry bird might want. During the snow-filled months, aside from typical sparrows, the yard is littered with bright red cardinals and blue jays.
During the summers, the farm was filled with humming birds. While there are several feeders throughout the farm, there is one placed on the kitchen window. During the first year of having the feeder there, the humming birds flew off as soon as they saw a human being, but over several years the same humming birds returned (my mom can identify each one, don't ask me how). Eventually they got used to my family and are often hovering around the kitchen window watching the humans. They like watching my mom the most but she is the one who feeds them, so I am assuming they are watching her out of admiration.
I used to joke about my "corny" parents and their bird santuary, but there is something special about being a few feet from some wild and incredibly beatiful song birds with only a window in between.
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