Saturday, September 15, 2012

What the ....?

After our good Robin parents raised two sets of chicks, three each in this nest,

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they decided that it was too gross to raise a third generation in it. That tells you something, how nasty it must have been.

So, one early morning, I looked out on the deck and saw this!

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There was nothing there the night before. I forgot to close the sun umbrella. It was amazing how fast they built a nest in there.

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I felt so very bad that I could not let them have their nest, it was just not possible.

Happy was intersted in the nest too.

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For a couple of hours after I've closed down the umbrella, and removed the nest, the two Robins came by with hay in their beaks, and a confused look, tilting their heads this way and that. So sorry!

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3 comments:

Sharon V said...

I had to do the same thing with a pigeon nest on my terrace, only my nest had eggs in it. Mama pigeon wasn't very happy with me - so she got a gang of her pigeon friends and they swarmed my terrace causing me to have to lock myself in the apartment. (I wasn't about to be in a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's movie, The Birds!)

kristieinbc said...

That is hilarious! It couldn't happen where I live. We have so much wind we don't dare leave the umbrella up overnight. :-)

2paw said...

Poor birdies, but the most sensible thing to do in the long run.