Saturday, 7 May 2016

Grey

When you google the word "grey" one of the definitions that comes up is "without interest and colour; dull and non descript." I beg to differ.


This jackdaw turns that idea completely on its head as far as I'm concerned. He is absolutely stunning in his multi hued grey plumage and a cheeky fellow to boot. I am used to the occasional robin joining me on my picnic table, but this is a first for me and I was a tad startled to encounter him when I turned round to see what the noise was! These avian marauders are very accustomed to stealing a bite of lunch from the human visitors at the Weald and Downland museum.

Arilx

3 comments:

  1. We get robins, even cardinals, but have never seen this guy. Maybe their not North American.

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  2. Beautiful birds, but slightly sinister.

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  3. Grey! Non descript? Wash your mouth out! xxx

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