“You’re not an ornithologist,” said my husband.
Got that right.
Roy was kind enough to include a link to photos that helped us identify the nest and the birds. Mother-Daughter Press & Gay Bumgarner Images might as well have shot the pictures at my house.
Barn swallow child doesn’t have quite the same je nais se quoi as starling child.
And this isn’t the first time I’ve had to eat crow on the blog, nor will it be the last. But this is the first time I’ve had to do so over an ornithological misnomer.
“The point is that the bird kept jumping out of the nest,” said my husband.
Yes, dear. Reminds me of a certain blogger we know.
Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good;
haste makes mistakes. Proverbs 19:2 NLT
Little Bird by the Annie Lennox: I’ve just got to put these wings to test.
Who’s next to share an experience of eating crow?