I’m sitting on the back porch as the birds herald in the morning when I hear the cat-bird. Yea, he’s back! I love that odd avian sound truly mimicking a cat.
Oh, wait. Now I’m hearing a jumble of sounds (including the cat-bird’s) all mixed together, all different. There seems to be a cacophony of twitters all coming from the same bird in rapid fire succession. It’s still pretty dark, so I can’t see the perpetrator, but it’s got to be a mockingbird—that strange creation that can’t seem to find a voice of its own. Continue reading