Feeding birds offers a welcome distraction

  • I‘ve spent time this winter organizing my albums of bird pictures, and this one is one of my favorite pictures—that of a White-breasted Nuthatch that my husband named Charlie. He became tame enough to take a peanut out of my hand. Photo courtesy Sue Hirshman
    I‘ve spent time this winter organizing my albums of bird pictures, and this one is one of my favorite pictures—that of a White-breasted Nuthatch that my husband named Charlie. He became tame enough to take a peanut out of my hand. Photo courtesy Sue Hirshman
To have a wild bird Come to your hand Is the power of trust and love. — Anonymous We all know 2020 changed and challenged our lifestyles. Getting outdoors to spot birds and walk was different wearing masks and trying to stay as far away from other people as possible. We carried a small pack with disinfectant lotion due to the pandemic. Our December weather was bitter cold, and more snow…

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