Nature is moving headlong toward summer. Spring wildflowers are springing forth. The grass seed we planted last fall is sprouting and trees will soon be dressed in a million shades of green. While Mama Chipping Sparrow is out finding breakfast, I see her insistent chick complaining that it's time to eat! More formally this infant sparrow is called a host. But today at this early hour, there's nothing formal about it. Pin feathers akimbo and having a punk hair kind of day, we stop to study one another.
All babies are fascinating no matter the species. Baby birds typically leave the nest before they're ready to fly and once they do they will not typically return to it. This bird is fully feathered except for the tufts of down on the head but continues to depend on its parents to bring it food and protect it from predators. It has not yet flown. I watched for many minutes while this little Albert Einstein mimic moved about the branches in front of our porch. Really he stumbled, lurched, and jostled headlong. My good deed for the day was to leave it alone and to take only his picture. He wasn't abandoned and soon Mama Chipping Sparrow appeared suddenly on the downspout with her hard trilling chip warning me away. And there was breakfast in her bill.
Chipping Sparrows are kindly birds by habit. Without predator instincts, they behave amicably toward one another in their larger communities. Humans might call it cooperation and living the Golden Rule. Let's follow their example!
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