View from the North 40: Birds of a feather invade homes together
Last updated 4/30/2021 at 11:41am
We’re all getting excited up here that it finally feels like spring, but some homeowners in Southern California are having a hard time with the backlog of migratory birds coming home to roost.
UPI reported Wednesday that a family in Torrance, California, near Los Angeles came home to find that hundreds of migratory birds called Vaux’s swifts had flown down their chimney and were swooping and flitting around the family’s home. The birds showed no desire to leave, and they are, apparently, harder to herd than cats.
And for those readers who haven’t had firsthand experience with bird...