He really is
Think he's escaped from someone's coop? I know that racing pigeons often go astray and hook up with the local flocks. Maybe you have a new neighbor.
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."