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I Found Myself Face to Face with an Angry Bird

May 11, 2012

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An American Robin made her nest under my deck and next to the stairs. When I spotted her, we were at eye level about 2 feet apart and not knowing what else to do I said hi.  Boy was that a mistake!  She took off squawking and flew from spot to spot sounding the alarm. Apparently, what I should have done was look, but not speak to her.

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She flew around the garden landing on posts and chairs and in her fiercest stance let me know I was intruding on her domain.

 

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Later. . .

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She was back on her nest and this time I didn’t speak and neither did she. She let me take pictures!
I guess it’s important to know the rules.

Happy Mother’s day!

 

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