Birds care for their young too….

When the air conditioner in our living room was removed for its annual servicing, we saw something furry moving in the ledge hidden under it…..after an initial squeal/ screech which originated in my vocal chords, we saw a baby pigeon huddling and hiding, looking at us with a terrified eye. it’s parents returned and made noise for a while, only to fly away (to get more food for it)…..

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We tried to keep away, and resisted cleaning the mess the pigeons had made as it was ‘home’ for them…..when the air conditioner was gingerly placed over it once more, it was safe, the pigeons returned to care for it and nurture their helpless young…….


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