My Birds are Back!
I don't think they ever really went far away but since last summer I hadn't seen much of the blakbirds and doves who used to come to the birdfeeder in the little tree outside my computer room window.
Dove from May 2009:
But now they are beginning to reappear.
First a dove and then a blackbird, both of whom probably remembered the feeder from last year, and this morning there were two blackbirds.
Blackbird on January 2, 2011:
I hope they will keep coming and let me again capture some photos of the babies in the nest, when they appear.
In the meantime, here are a couple of short video clips I managed to take through the window: