Friday, March 20, 2009

Why do we phoebes nest under bridges?


Eastern Phoebe
Originally uploaded by Laura Erickson
The structure gives us firm support below and protection from rain and sun above for our nest and babies, and the stream or river provides lots of insects. It's like buying a well-constructed house with the pantry already filled with an endless supply of free food.

1 comment:

Phoebe Buffay said...

Thanks, Mike McD, for giving us phoebes a question to answer!