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Sunday, June 6, 2010

Opportunitst!!

This is Carmen the wren.

Carmen has a habit of letting herself into the house any time we leave a door open. When we had our ducts cleaned, she flew into the step van of the cleaning crew and wouldn’t come out until she was ready!

She also throws a lot of seed out of the feeder… even tho it’s all safflower. Not like she is going to find something different in there.


Himself left a pair of old boots out on the table next to the front door. He’d worn the soles out and I was going to use them somehow in the garden…maybe a planter or even a birdhouse. I hadn’t decided what I wanted to do with them.

I don’t need to decide anymore…


…Carmen has taken one over.


And she left something in it.


Baby birds just are not cute…


…tho they do get better with time.

4 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness! I'm so glad a cat didn't come along and find that nest! Love the sequence of photos, nice job!
    Rose

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  2. That is just too precious for words Teri. Sounds like Carmen has become very attached to you both to feel that comfortable! ~Lili

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  3. Fascinating! Sounds like Carmen has become as tame as a wild bird can be -- enough so to choose your home and hubby's boot as her home, too. Loved this story!

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  4. Hi Teri. Ethelmae pointed me in your direction. I love this post! Wrens are usually such shy and secretive birds. I'm absolutely amazed that Carmen is sharing her life so openly with you. :)

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