2007-06-11

1050. Adoption

Gone for food...
a cowbird sneaks in, and
leaves a gift.

10 comments:

Masago said...

1050. Adoption

Gone for food...
a cowbird sneaks in, and
leaves a gift.

Link with 1049: Joining others.

[Cowbirds are parasitic in that they lay eggs in other bird's nests, to be raised by another mother.]

Inside our hands, outside our hearts said...

Wow, I did not know that about cowbirds. I must say I was a bit taken back thinking what kind of gift ... smiles... ahh but I get it now.

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

"a gift"- :)

floots said...

like this
id not heard of cowbirds
they obviously have the same habits as the UK cuckoo

John McDonald said...

nice one vaughn
john

Pat Paulk said...

Processed food?? Did it leave a card??

Pamela said...

last summer I had a song sparrow raising a Cowbird in my back yard. I t was comical in that she was half his size and feeding him. But sad, too.

polona said...

yes, european cuckoos do the same...
i like

aurora said...

This is good in that the ending is inferred rather than spelled out. :)

Masago said...

IOHOOH: Thanks for visiting, & I'm glad you got it.

Andrew: :-)

Floots: Rascally little beggars, eh? Know any folks like that too?

John: Thank you.

Pat: *ha! ha!*

Pamela: What a hoot! She must have have been proud of her strapping young boy (er, bird)!

Polona: Thanks. Lazy ways tend to spread, eh?

Aurora: Thank you!