Let's Get Dirty | All Blogs


You never know what you’ll find in a flower pot

By Penny Stine

I was watering my flowerpots on Sunday with the irrigation hose, really drenching a couple of my biggest pots. After I soaked this pot with at least two inches of water and had moved on to more shallow pots, my husband told me there was a baby bird in the flower pot that couldn't seem to get out.

I hadn't seen it because the leaves are too thick and the bird is the color of shadows.


When I went to check on the bird's progress, he/she/it had managed to hop to the rim of the pot, but it didn't seem real inclined to go anywhere else. I wasn't using a particularly strong zoom to get this shot - the bird didn't act like it wanted to fly anywhere.

 

Maybe it's wings were waterlogged.
When I went out and checked a half hour later, the bird was gone. It made an unusual flower for a little while, but I hope it managed to fly away. There are plenty of cats in my neighborhood that would have thought this bird made a tasty snack.  

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.

Oh, very cute picture!




Recent Posts
Mexican-Asian fusion experiment a success
By Penny Stine
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tuscany Is Just Like Grand Junction (Birding Under the Tuscan Sun)
By Nic.Korte
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

FINALLY! A budget-friendly week at the grocery store
By Julie Norman
Monday, September 29, 2014

He just rode away
By Richie Ann Ashcraft
Monday, September 29, 2014

Finally enough to bake a pie
By Penny Stine
Monday, September 29, 2014


TOP JOBS
  • Registered Nurse

    for Collbran/Plateau ValleyWe seek experienced nurse who want...

  • Registered Nurses

    Full Time or Part TimeGrand Junction/Delta/Montrose...

  • Front Desk

    Dental Office looking to add an experiencedFT PositionHan...

  • Healthcare Opportunities

    Mind Springs, Inc. is a growing not for profit company.  We are adding n...

  • Custodian Ii

    FacilitiesFull-time classified position providing leadersh...





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy