Nature

A Bird’s Eye View

Deborah Barchi
Digging Up Bones
2 min readJun 11, 2024

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A mini-anthology of bird appreciation

Picture of male and female Cardinals communicating.
Photo by Aaron Doucett on Unsplash

Birds are all around us, whether we live in the city, country, or in the many places in between. As a birdwatcher for many years, I have loved observing and writing about birds, sometimes with concern, often with humor, and always with love.

If Birds Ruled the World
Not like in the scary movie “The Birds”, of course; but in a way that shows the many interesting decisions birds make to lead their best lives.

Birds Behaving Badly
Not all birds are timid souls! Some behaviors by birds can be quite unexpected, sometimes annoying, and often admirable.

Snow White Had It Made
In the Disney cartoon, why does Snow White have birds literally eating out of her hand? My own experience is not nearly as

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Deborah Barchi
Digging Up Bones

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.