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And then there were eight

Late yesterday, I took these photos through the window by my back door. Of course, there were a lot of photos and a lot of choices to be made about what to share. So, in the end, I chose the photos based on the number of sparrows – the first image with the required number, regardless of focus!

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Sparrows are pretty little birds, and one I tend to disregard as ‘only a sparrow’. They put on a magnificent show for me.
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I hope the coming weekend holds promise for you. I have a cold. Lots of coughing and sniffing – and snivelling!

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Thanks for looking.   I hope the sparrows made you smile. Did you count them?

🙂

Author:

I started blogging in an effort to keep the old brain cells alive. I'm writing a fantasy series, I take more MOOCs than I can handle, and am trying to get my Nikon D3000 off auto. I live in Victoria, Australia, with my husband and our dog, Vika.

4 thoughts on “And then there were eight

  1. Lovely photos Christine. Yes, they are only sparrows, and can be a nuisance being an introduced species, but they are quite cute and have a nice chirrup call. And they look like they’re having a great time in the water. Hope you feel better soon.

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    1. Thank you Sue. My lackadaisical feeling today is a good thing, it seems. I’ve line-edited 5 scenes by 1pm. Yesterday, it took all day to do 3! I’ve had a few cups of chicken soup and going to have a nap shortly. Thanks for your kind words.

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  2. Yes, counted every single one. Grew up with heaps of sparrows on the power lines and flitting through the trees. Seems to be a lot less than what there used to be. A lot of people look on them as a pest, I can’t see what the sparrows do that is any different to what every other bird does (Seagulls don’t count)

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