The Birds

Our yard backs up to a field. There were visitors in the field yesterday.


Swarms of visitors.


What are these guys thinking? Don’t they know they should have all flown south already? It’s going to get cold and snowy any day now.


It was flock after flock of birds, zigging this way, then that way. In the air.


On the ground.


Back in the trees. Like they were practicing to be a flock.


Then they all flew away. Strange. It was like bird tag.



  1. warren said,

    January 12, 2012 at 9:06 AM

    Wife and I were in school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville and they had a huge bird problem. The birds, much like yours, would fly in huge packs and were incredibly loud and poopy. Vanderbilt bought propane cannons they would fire into the trees periodically to run the birds off. It never really worked but it made many students also poopy

  2. Carol said,

    January 12, 2012 at 7:48 PM

    I love watching the birds! They fly in groups around here way more than I’ve ever seen anywhere else. They fly in patterns and break off and then land and then start again.

  3. deb said,

    January 12, 2012 at 8:48 PM

    I was reading about this a little, and it seems that many species of birds flock together in the winter….in huge flocks. I wonder why?

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