They swoop down from the high ledge, veer to the right, then left, circle round and land on the plaza ... moving as if they've been practicing a choreographed dance.
I was stopped at a red light in town when I saw them ... the pigeons.
I've always liked pigeons ... especially their iridescent feathers that shimmer when they cluck and bob along the sidewalk.
Next Saturday is National Go Birding Day and just typing those words makes me think of binoculars and rare birds sightings, bright colors, and dramatic tail feathers. Definitely worth the effort.
But what about the birds just outside your door?
When I saw the pigeons last week, I was reminded of Starr Sarabia, aka Bird Man. I remembered and found this video of Starr and the pigeons he loves ... and because this is the last week of Poetry Month and it starts with a poem, I wanted to share it.
His enthusiasm and passion for pigeons is delightful.
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