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chrispederick
chrispederick

Our backyard camera caught a baby bird being fed on the deck

khurtwilliams
khurtwilliams

@chrispederick why does that juvenile seem larger than the parent? Is that camera distortion?

khurtwilliams
khurtwilliams

@chrispederick I llove the look of the backyard. No grass.

chrispederick
chrispederick

@khurtwilliams I suspect a combination of camera distortion and the baby still having flluffy/downy feathers make it look larger than it really was, but it was quite the pudge!

And thank you for the compliment on the backyard. We landscaped it a couple of years ago (it was just concrete before) and it made no sense to have a lawn with the regular California droughts.

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khurtwilliams
khurtwilliams

@chrispederick I live in a townhouse community with a shared backyard. The HOA spends thousands of dollars each year on lawn care. I would prefer a wildflower meadow in the backyard.

chrispederick
chrispederick

@khurtwilliams Sigh. Yeah, some people in our neighborhood spend a lot of time and use so much water to take care of their front lawns 🙄 We still have a lawn in our front yard, but just mow it occasionally. We plan on redoing it and getting rid of the lawn at some point.