Thread: The TJTwitter
View Single Post
Old March 28th, 2012, 03:09 PM
hazelrunpack's Avatar
hazelrunpack hazelrunpack is offline
The Pack's Head Servant
Chopper Challenge Champion, Mini KickUps Champion, Bugz Champion, Snakeman Steve Champion, Shape Game Champion, Mumu Champion, Mouse Race Champion
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Just east of the Hazelnut Patch, Wisconsin
Posts: 52,632
Nice pics, obc!! Your doves are lovely and that front shot of the red-tail is spectacular!! Even your lil sparrow is cute!

I see a fair number of tailless doves, especially in late fall and early spring. When there's a thaw followed by a freeze overnight, their tails get frozen to whatever they're perched on for the night and they pull out the feathers getting free in the morning. Sometimes they exhaust themselves getting free--I've had them arrive at feeders too tired to eat. Luckily, a little quiet time in a shoebox in a warm place does a lot to rejuvenate them and they all recovered.
"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."
Reply With Quote