Sunday, 19 April 2009


singing his little heart out and still no lady wren wants him

this female blackbird sat in the sun for quite a while with its mouth open.Do you think this is a way of cooling off?

2 comments:

Ken Browne. said...

Hi Sheila.
Yes birds do cool of in that manner, mouth open and blow their cheeks, it's called gulating.

swatson said...

thanks Ken I just love it when some knowledgable person gives me not only the answer to my question but a little bit extra.Love the word gulating lol they say never too old to learn
Sheila