Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Leaf Larder

These leaves look particularly sad to me. 

The drooping leaves remind me of a predatory bird's larder! It's like what a butcher bird does to store food for later consumption - it impales its prey on thorns, or barbed wire, where they hang in place.

The following two pics are from Jace Stanbury's "Journals of an Amateur Naturalist" blog, to help illustrate my imaginings ...



Debbie said...

Wendy said this reminded her of tobacco drying

Georgette said...

Yeah, very much so. Tobacco drying!