Friday November 25th 2011 Tim
A little frost
followed by sunshine, which means wide open sky and tension in the
Mockingbird community. This morning, however, Meadowlarks forayed.
They came in force which is always frustrating for Mockingbirds, because
Meadowlarks are inclined to think Mockingbirds more entertaining than
fierce. I can see Larks out there in the Hickory Tree, just where
the borderland is, and I believe they are teasing.
A Blue Jay, on the other hand,
reacts quite well to head on assault, and if a Mockingbird is lucky a Blue
Jay will set up an alarm that brings Blue Jays from all around to check out
the excitement and it's fun for everybody, including the Meadowlarks who sit
in their tall tree and watch. But sometimes Blue Jays mistake Chicken
Hawks for Mockingbirds, and when that happens somebody with blue feathers