The morning chorus

Birdsong is so playful. Rising in volume with the sun’s light.

Have you noticed how one bird will sing, and wait for another bird’s reply before singing again? They are in conversation together.

Scientists have now established that birds have certain sounds for certain basic things like ‘good food’, ‘bad food’.

I think it will be a while before scientists catch up with what St Francis must have known, and realize that the language of birds is just as sophisticated as ours.

‘Remember the precepts! Take care of the little ones. Watch out for bigger birds and the things that humans move around in….’

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