May 25th, 2005

breeden

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A fledgling bluebird, elegant in grey and speckled black, with blue wings, is sitting out on the railing, demanding to be fed. Its parents hop down, shove suet in its gaping beak, hop away. Once they've gone off, the fledgling happily eats the suet on its own, but as soon as they return, it's back to "FEED ME! FEED ME!"

Kids these days. I tell ya.