The snow over the weekend finally ended Sunday night, but not before eight inches had blanketed everything. By morning, the birds in the RainyDayGarden were ready for their breakfast.
The cardinals normally get first go at the fresh feed, followed by the sparrows. This morning, the sparrows must have been really hungry as they were constantly buzzing the cardinal who was taking his time on the feeder.
Althought not quite brave enough to actually push the cardinal off the feeder, the sparrows made it known that they were getting impatient.
The cats were also eager to get out there and see what all the chirping was all about. However, with eight inches of snow, they had no chance of getting any where close to the action. Besides, the bells around their collars would have announced their presences long before they could get within pouncing range.
The temperature was cold enough to convince Buffy that it was senseless to go outside. Eliot, being a bit younger and more adventureous, did ventured as far as the edge of the steps.
After a more careful look at the situation, he decided to wait for the thaw ...or at least until the humans have had a chance to do some shoveling. [Permalink]- Cardinal Feeding