Monday, January 21, 2008

The birds

Our birds have returned! The feeders have been full for a week, with just visits from the squirls, but today we had the return of our favorite birds: Northern Cardinals, Carolina Chickadee, and several pairs of Mourning Doves. They have been busily eating at the feeders all morning, even fighting each other for prime perches! The Mourning Doves line the grass below the feeders gleaning the seeds that fall. I could sit in the rocking chair and watch my little birds all day long!
...and speaking of gleaning, I think I'll borrow some ideas from this family as we start our own birding lapbooks:

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