Remember a while back I wrote this post about building a bird feeder with my Dad? Well, I thought you must be dying of suspense wondering if the birds ever came, so here I am, providing you with a little update.
For weeks there was no action at the feeder. Zilch. Amelia even made a sign welcoming the birds, which sadly, I didn't take a photo of before it got rained all over, but still nothing.
Finally, about 3 weeks after the feeder was up we saw our first bird...a House Finch!
|Mr. House Finch|
|Mr. & Mrs. House Finch|
We also have acquired a lovely pair of Mourning Doves.
But most entertaining by far, have been our new best friends.
|Walnut the Black Squirrel|
|Peanut the Grey Squirrel|
My Dad thinks I'm crazy. I believe his exact words were "Well, Angela, now you've really done it. Those squirrels are yours forever. They'll be knocking on your door to ask:
|Hey Lady! Where are my walnuts?|