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Oh, the carnage!

No, it's not the baby birds.


I came home from lunch to find bits and pieces of June bugs all over my deck. Apparently, the chipmunks had an early lunch, and attacked the poor bugs as they lay sleeping off last night's festivities under the porch light.
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There were at least 8 different piles of remains all over - I had to sweep the deck or I would have stepped in them.
Tomorrow, I will pick up any bugs I see before I go to work and put them someplace safe.
Baaad chipmunks!
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And, birdie update -
the egg was still there this morning.
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The egg is probably a dud, and I am tempted to filch it out of the nest for my hoarding obsession collection of...well, my collections of anything and everything. Even if it does hatch, the baby will be 2 days behind in growth and will probably end up getting pushed out of the nest by the older hatchies. We'll see what is there tom'r.
Look at the delicate wing over the egg. Amazing.

I will try to get a shot of the shed birds tomorrow.


[Crossposted from DW. Apparently, I like to spread my boring Spam all over the Internet. And, I paid for both sites, so I should use them like a mad monkey. Comment at either place, I'm easy.]

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raichu100
May. 15th, 2012 02:39 am (UTC)
Hm. I wouldn't take the egg just because leaving human scent on the nest might cause it to be abandoned. Maybe if you are lucky they will push it out and you can collect the shell? idk
tsarist_secret
May. 15th, 2012 04:03 am (UTC)
This. Just leave the egg.
sntmentalfkness
May. 15th, 2012 03:31 am (UTC)
I didn't know chipmunks were omnivores/insectivores. Huh. Thanks for making me .00000000000002% smarter tonight! LOL
autumnconstance
May. 15th, 2012 07:01 pm (UTC)
Babies!

We actually have a nest with bb's in them too. They're pretty much grown up now though.
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