A magpie follow-up from Alice Dempsey

Posted 12/10/20

 Thank you for the publication of my first submission about the Magpie Wake, this past September.   

I watched the magpies return this week to enjoy a pile of holiday nuts and …

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A magpie follow-up from Alice Dempsey

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 Thank you for the publication of my first submission about the Magpie Wake, this past September.   

I watched the magpies return this week to enjoy a pile of holiday nuts and thought that I would submit a follow up tale.

The Magpie Lunch

When 4 or 5 magpies discovered something new to eat at our backyard bird feeder, they decided to stay for lunch.  

 It was cafeteria style, serving one bird at a time at the counter. 

 The lined up to make a reservation.

 There was a long fluttering of blue and white feathers as they decide who would be first in line to grab a bite of their new treasure.

 After everyone had a turn, they all left together, probably making a note of which restaurant in the neighborhood serves the tastiest meal.

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