Movie Monday: Shelter From the Storm

After the mild weather of the past few days, I hope we have finally seen the last of the snow, and I think European Starlings feel the same.  The birds in this video seemed to be sheltering or seeking warmth on the stepping-stones on our lawn, which were warm enough to melt the snow.  They were feeding on fallen crab apples from the previous summer.

Seeing them hunkered down in those round depressions kind of reminded me of the nursery rhyme “Sing a Song of Sixpence” about the four-and-twenty blackbirds baked in a pie…

Posted by Bob Lefebvre

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