2015 - Volume #39, Issue #4, Page #05[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Cow Skull Bird House
A few weeks went by and sure enough, 3 baby wrens hatched. A few weeks later they flew off into the woods. I haven’t moved the skull since then because every year there’s a wren who uses it. The sliding door for the shed goes behind the skull so when I open it, the wrens fly away. But they quickly return.
Our neighbors have 2 cats who watch the skull from a distance when they hear the baby birds, but they’ve never tried to get inside, even though the skull hangs just 3 ft. off the ground. As of May, 2015, another wren is calling it home.
Lorn Manthey, Contributing Editor
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