Gormless Gull and Wet Sparrow

Aren't gulls the most gormless-looking creatures?  They give Hugh Laurie as Bertie Wooster a run for his money.

Aren’t gulls the most gormless-looking creatures? They give Hugh Laurie as Bertie Wooster a run for his money.

No chickadees today, I’m afraid: it seems they’re no more enamoured of this weather than I. As I shuffled along Bucketwheel, camera clutched to my chest, brolly perched on my head, I could hear the birds, but I couldn’t see them. They were all in the bushes, hiding from the rain.

But what’s this? — a single, bedraggled song sparrow pokes up his head —

A hapless song sparrow, getting rained upon (Moberly Rd. & Bucketwheel).

A hapless song sparrow, getting rained upon (Moberly Rd. & Bucketwheel).

— and is recorded for posterity. Burn.

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