Who’s That Knocking at My Door?

16 Oct

I was sitting here at the computer thing morning when I heard a thumping and banging outside the porch. I could see a large, dark wing, and at first I thought perhaps a hawk had gotten tangled up in the bushes. They often come sailing after a squirrel and miss the mark. Nope. When I peered around the corner I could see a youngish Great Blue Heron pecking at the sliding glass door, but he flew away before The Squire could come take a look.

A few moments later, the bird was back, banging away at the glass. We tried to get a photo, but by the time we’d moved the lace curtain, and tried to shoot through the living room window and the porch door the bird had decided not to cooperate.

Later, the Squire looked out and caught the silly thing banging on the van window! The only thing we can think is that the Heron was attacking his reflection, thinking it was another male.

Just a normal bit of crazy to start the day!

3 Responses to “Who’s That Knocking at My Door?”

  1. Judy Kawaja October 16, 2021 at 8:40 pm #

    nice visitor

    Sent from my iPhone

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  2. Garfield Hug October 17, 2021 at 1:08 pm #

    I am so in awe of nature’s friends in your neck of the woods😃

    • thisendoftheswamp October 19, 2021 at 5:41 pm #

      The nature here is the biggest thing holding us in this house. It’s too big, and has too much lawn, but we love living close to all these critters.

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