The Birds

This past week or two the house has been under attack, albeit by itty bitty bushtits. For whatever reason, they’ve taken to pecking at the glass in the windows along the north side of the house. What’s interesting is that they aren’t slamming headlong into the panes unawares. They launch their entirely intentional attacks after landing on the sills outside. From there they fly up, peck (pretty hard) and land. Repeat.

Today, I finally got mostly crappy video footage of them in action at the dining room window to document the never-before-seen unchecked aggression:

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."