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icky sticky sticks

As we were eating lunch we noticed a speckledy brown thrush tweak a worm from the earth. (He was NOT an early bird, yet he definitely caught a worm). Watching it fly away, we followed its course to the base of a nearby tree where a baby thrush was waiting. At the sight of food, it became very very noisy. A bit like us.
This scene was repeated before we noticed more thrushes up in the branches. They all seemed pretty fat. Maybe that’s what comes from getting the early worm and the midday worm worms.
We climbed the tree after our own lunch in the hope of discovering a nest, but we failed in our endeavour. We did, however, manage to collect lots of “honey” (gum) on the end of sticks. Gum is sticky. Very sticky.

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