Friday, July 24, 2009

Friday critter blogging:
The owls of San Francisco

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They loom over the city on roofs ...

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...and perched on trim details.

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They are intended to discourage pigeons. No chance. The perfectly adapted urban avian scavenger knows better ...

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... than to be disturbed by a plastic bird that comes from a garden store.

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I like this one, seen in an artist's garden. Bet it doesn't bother the pigeons either though.

1 comment:

Darlene said...

My neighbor has a plastic Owl perched atop his chimney. So far, it hasn't scared a single bird.

Oh, what a foolish web we weave when first we practice to deceive. ;-)

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