One of our two little visitors Ewok (https://burgessart.wordpress.com/2012/08/02/two-little-visitors/) often sits at the window looking out at the world. A very good Magpie friend often drops by the Chateau for some food such as oats, nuts etc., and occasionally croissant (he unexpectedly grabbed one off the table one day).
The Magpie is quite large at present as he is feeding new chicks which should arrive any day. Our little visitor will continue to see the family from inside the Chateau….not outside. When he sees the smaller birds he gets very excited and would love to get out amongst them. The magpie is just too big and for some reason he seems fascinated by him or…… could this be love?
There is never a dull moment at the Chateau. Lots of locals drop in for food.
If you look closely you will see an amorous visitor at the top left of the photo. These colourful parrots are fun to watch as they hop across the ground. I made a movie of this event with a Bob Dylan song as the soundtrack. Would love to put it on YouTube and here but wonder about the copyright issues of the Dylan song (Ain’t Talkin’). Anyone out there that can add some advice?
Will keep you posted if and when the magpie chicks arrive.
They both look interested but also ready. My neighbours have dog that loves watching my cat. And my cat loves annoying the dog by brush everything in its area as soon as dog is at home.
I can’t help with the copyright matter, but I love the photo with bird and cat. And I’d love to have so colorful parrots in my garden 🙂
So pleased you love the photo of the bird and cat. We have build a long relationship with the magpie family. Last year they had 3 babies and expect more soon. Would love for the cats to go outside but that would upset and endanger the birds. So for now they can just look at each other. Thanks for your comment Ewa. I will look for a photo of your cat. Robert
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