A Little Christmas Story

23 Dec

Guest Post

Patricia Franklin

 We have not had any birds in our yard since about July when that old chicken hawk took residence in our neighborhood.  We have had suet in our feeder all these months and no one came.  We even had snow a couple of times and no one came.  We had 4 inches of snow the other day, so my husband put out some bird seed in our other feeder.  Still they did not come…. finally I saw one or two of the little snow birds with their black hoodies and galoshes on their feet.  They came and went so quickly, I thought I was dreaming.  Then yesterday I saw one of the little black and white woodpeckers at the suet feeder.  He and his mate used to live here all the time.  I was so happy to see him.    

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 This morning while I was sitting at the table with a cup of coffee, I opened the curtains and there was a party going on out there…. the sparrows, the little red headed finches and the snow birds, along with a couple of doves are at the birdseed and are squabbling over it like they normally do.  Three little squirrels are gathering up the remaining seeds from the ground.   Christmas is finally here! 

  Merry Christmas to you and yours! 

3 Responses to “A Little Christmas Story”

  1. Onisha Ellis December 23, 2019 at 10:15 pm #

    We enjoy watching the birds at the feeders. I am so glad your birds returned. We have had fewer the past couple of years. I think we might have too many trees around our home. (The neighbors don’t thin their side of the property) Merry Christmas!


  2. GP Cox December 23, 2019 at 3:15 pm #

    Liked by 1 person

  3. divoran09 December 23, 2019 at 7:33 am #

    love it!


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