Saturday mom passed through the FOYER several times
each time she found me looking up...Looking up is contagious. In a matter of seconds mom looked up too. Once she determined there were no BUGS
she squeals like a little girl when she sees bugs up there, she took 87 pictures of me looking up. BUT we are only showing you three
I stared at the door for about 5 minutes.
never moving or blinking. Finally Mom
decided to see if there was something outside
She found all kinds of twigs and grass and debris on the
Lo and behold Mrs. Brown headed Nuthatch was trying to make a nest on the 2" ledge above the door. Mom and I love Bird TV but there are many reasons we cannot have a bird nest over our front door.
1.Mom and Dad come in and out of that door a gazillion times a day 2.Mom said what if an itty bitty birdie egg falls on my head
3.Even worse what if it poops on my head.
She swept the debris off the ledge 3 times.
She nearly used up all the ram on her hard drive trying to
think of a way to convince Tweety Pie that this real estate
in off limits
You know they say Necessity is the Mother of Invention
You'll never believe the Invention my Mother came up with
Sunday afternoon Mom hung several curly ribbons on the ledge. She said when the wind blows the motion of the ribbon would keep the birds away.
The picture below was taken Monday morning.
Now the birdbrain is trying to make a nest in both corners.
Mom came up with another solution covering the entire
transom window and ledge with a plastic bag.
We will let you know if this works.
In the meantime Mom says visitors are going
to get a chuckle out of this.
In order to be close to the action, I've been sitting in the foyer.
I can here you all saying WHY IS THE BOX STILL IN THE FOYER?
ANSWER: I like the box there.
Mom says she and Dad own the house
but I own their hearts...
Sometimes I come running
down the stairs and making a flying leap onto the box!!