Nature Teacher: We’re All in this Together

We knew the storm was coming and wondered how their fragile bodies would surviveWere there any still alive in these frigid 3 degree temps?  Topping off the bird feeders, we later fell asleep to the hush of heavy snowfall then awoke the next morning to more of the same — nearly a foot of snow and more still falling.

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A flurry of birds lined up on the tarmac of tree branches, each waiting their turn for food — the mysterious cardinal whose been pecking at the windows for a year, the usual tiny chickadees, a tufted titmouse or two, and a pudgy new family thought to be dark-eyed juncos (although they may have been plump simply to stay warm).

 

 

The feeder was nearly empty by noon…

 

 

…but my heart overflowed with gratitude

for taking time to care.

 

 

 

 

 

One Reply to “Nature Teacher: We’re All in this Together”

  1. I just filled my feeders after a few days of being away. The birds are always so appreciative of my offering to them. The squirrels gobble up their share, too. It is a miracle how those tiny birds survive such cold temps and snow. I enjoyed the video with sweet birdsong.

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