Birds on a Cold Tin Roof

There is a large metal shed behind our house, which the birds treat as just another place to forage for food or sit for a moment. Steller’s Jays, like the one above, often hide peanuts under the detritus in the rain gutter.

All sorts of birds pick through the dead leaves in the gutters for insects and spiders. For whatever reason, however, many gravitate toward the far corner of the roof where they stop and contemplate their surroundings.

Crows like to loiter there:

An American Robin takes a break:

European Starlings sometimes stop by:

And Northern Flickers are frequent visitors:

Thanks for dropping in, and may you be happy and peaceful!


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