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Re: fat birdies

Hmm, Sugar does that w/ her fur too.  Interesting.
But this one male robin really has chunked up. His hopping about was
pretty feeble compared to his more perky Spring behavior. It was comical
to watch!!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 23 Jan 2003 23:49:15 -0500

>Re: fat birds...keep in mind that in winter, when it's cold, they
>fluff out their feathers, which makes them look a lot fatter than
>they really are.  The fluffing bit traps more warm air next to their
>bodies and keeps them warmer....
>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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Kemp TX/zone 8A


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