Bath Time

We have had sweltering days with high humidity and afternoon storms for nearly a week.  The birds are looking pretty bedraggled but they are active because there are lots of bugs.  It’s not unusual to see a grosbeak or robin fluff up their feathers as they sit between showers.

Yesterday, I visited the local airport to do a little work on my Luscombe.  As I approached the locked gate, I noticed a Chipping Sparrow fly up to a puddle in the tarmac.  The dog and I waited as he went through a long routine of cleansing and cooling off.  I grabbed a few photos.

CHSP4W

CHSP2W

Hey, this feels pretty good

I'm going for it.

I’m going for it.

 

CHSP1W

That was awesome — let’s try that routine again. Those guys can wait.

 

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