Peanut Poachers

The other day I filled up the peanut pole and watched as one blue bandit after another swooped in to load up their beaks.

These Jays made quick work of emptying what I had just filled!

I’m pretty sure that by the time the last peanut poacher departed, there was nothing left but peanut dust.

Now, I could complain that peanuts ain’t cheap, and these birds are eating me out of house and home – but the way I figure it, I am simply paying for the pleasure of  watching their entertaining antics, which is better than Netflix any day!

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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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5 Responses to Peanut Poachers

  1. de Wets Wild says:

    Yep, definitely better than anything that could be dished up on TV!

  2. jmcheney says:

    Blue Bandits get there early & often in my backyard. They alert all the their confreres far & wide when they spy me coming down the back steps with peanuts. They swoop in & snatch them from before the eyes of the scurrying squirrels. The crow family (3 big babies still being fed), brown thrasher & cardinals are slower on the giddyup & get them quick. But its a good show for me & Charlie Cat in his window seat.

  3. Mags says:

    Oh, I so agree…best entertainment ever! Hugs

  4. Andrea Jones says:

    A good investment, those peanuts.

  5. dawnkinster says:

    They are such pigs. I’ve noticed that peanuts are a favorite of almost all my backyard birds. I put out oilers and a handful of peanuts on top and the peanuts are gone almost instantly.

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