American Goldfinch and Rolled Glass
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And the twelve gates were twelve pearls: every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass. Revelation 21:21
An American goldfinch
Found it a cinch
To try something new..
A feeder all to himself
Came out of the blue..
With a food pantry shelf!
An old rolled window,
In back of the house...
Is free from squirrels...
Not e'en a stray mouse,
From out of the meadow
Has seen its black pearls...
Poetry by me, AJP
We had to set up another feeder for the birds who can't always get on the bigger feeder because the squirrels have claimed it...The birds who have discovered this one such as the Chickadee and Goldfinch are satisfied, except for the bigger birds like the Rose-breasted Grosbeaks who have a hard time balancing. We have an old rolled glass window in back of the kitchen sink which we set the feeder with its suction cup on ...It gives some images a grainy muted look, especially distant pictures because of the quality of the glass, so I have to manually focus carefully to prevent distortions. It presents a bit of a challenge but sometimes I am pleased with the results and it is interesting to work through these problems that could defeat the purpose..
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