Three goldfinches were snacking on a plant at the water’s edge of the dam. The roly-poly one at the top, straddling the branches, was really cute.
While watching the goldfinches in the spillway the other day (see yesterday’s post), I realized they weren’t there to drink the water. A closer look showed that all three birds were eating long strands of algae, slurping them up like spaghetti noodles. And, they were eating a lot.
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“…and a song in your heart…may the bluebird of happiness always be on your shoulder…” – Captain Herb