|The Spice Rack|
By Dorotha Schaefer
One of the big south windows has been attacked repeatedly on two brightly lit spring days. A pretty bird is something the bird thinks is an enemy. Maybe. Those who have been watching the bird think it sees its reflection in the window, or then again, it may be seeing the bright-colored, outsized flowers pasted on the window.
A call to Paulding County’s well-known bird watchers, Doug and Micki Dunakin, gave us their opinion. The bird, which is a female cardinal or red bird, is into staking out its territory and the “bird” in the window is big trouble. Sporting a bright orange beak and pink-tan feathers, the creature must have a sore head by now.
She appears at the noon hour only on bright sunny days that we don’t have much of this spring.
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