Date: 4/26/18 8:04 am From: Bob Bethune <bobbethune...> Subject: [birders] Re: OT: pigeon humor
The zebra doves in Hawaii used to wander into our apartment anytime we left the lanai door open, poke around for any crumbs they could find, and meander back out again, totally uncomcerned by human presence and activity.
On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, Eric Arnold <eba...> wrote:
> Reminds me of a subway trip once about fifteen years ago somewhere in the > neighborhood of London (UK), out toward one of the surrounding areas where > the trains aren't underground all of the time, but go underground from time > to time, possibly down in the direction of Croyden. In any case, a pigeon > entered the car at one of the stops along the way where there was open sky > above, proceeded to look for crumbs to eat without the least apparent > concern for the doors closing & the train starting up, plunging into > tunnels and out again, and rod several stops, and then exited again at > another stop in a manner that suggested that it knew exactly where it > wanted to get off, never displaying any obvious anxiety or concern about > the movement, being enclosed in a space it couldn't leave from much of the > time, or the movement of people through the car or on and off. The train > wasn't particularly full at the time, but it was nevertheless a very > intriguing sight. > > Eric > > On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 10:21 AM, Bob Bethune <bobbethune...> > wrote: > >> I got a chuckle out of this: >> >> URL: www.gocomics.com/theargylesweater/2018/04/24 >> >> -- >> Birders is a service of the Great Lakes Commission. Visit us at >> www.glc.org >> --- >> You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups >> "Birders" group. >> To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an >> email to birders+<unsubscribe...> >> To post to this group, send email to <birders...> >> Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/a/gr >> eat-lakes.net/group/birders/. >> To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/a/gr >> eat-lakes.net/d/msgid/birders/CAHsrc%2Bm_k3N9LpFqTRTSaubnXvk >> <ipaPXvja6km4MgJbU97ZEgg...> >> <https://groups.google.com/a/great-lakes.net/d/msgid/birders/CAHsrc%<2Bm_k3N9LpFqTRTSaubnXvkipaPXvja6km4MgJbU97ZEgg...>?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> >> . >> For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/a/gr >> eat-lakes.net/d/optout. >> > >