What Bird's Are Up To When We Are Not Looking...

Real Estate Broker/Owner with North Sky Realty LLC 6502410580

I was in Marshall, Michigan not too long ago and was showing a foreclosure to a prospective buyer.  The home was in pretty rough shape, and after a few minutes I knew it was going to be beyond the scope of work for his needs.  When he were still upstairs checking out the bedrooms, I walked downstairs and went out on the front porch. 

Up in the corner of the porch was a bird nest and next to it was a little model general store with signs for 'fresh produce'.  I suppose this did not turn out to be a very good location for that bird's business, because it looked closed.  Birds are a lot more industrious than they appear to be on the surface, that is for sure.

So if you ever wondered what birds are up to when you are not looking, here is a clue...

Bird nest

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Comments (8)

Tony & Darcy Cannon
Aubrey and Associates Realty - Layton, UT
The C Team

Michael, That is a cool shot!  It is true, those birds are sneaky busy!

Aug 24, 2011 06:01 AM
Diane Daley
Caron's Gateway Real Estate - Northumberland, NH

Looks like out with the old and in with the new...  spring cleaning...

Aug 24, 2011 06:33 AM
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

You truly are an adventuresome soul! You always have your camera ready to for some exciting news to blog about!

Aug 24, 2011 06:37 AM
Kerrie La Guardia
ActiveRain, Community Manager - Kirkland, WA
Let it Rain!

That's adorable!!!  They must be on vacation.

Aug 24, 2011 07:26 AM
Steve and Jan Bachman
RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax - Herndon, VA
Realtors - Northern Virginia

Hmmm...your buyer shoulda bought the bird's house Michael...it's pretty cool and doesn't require earnest money.

Aug 24, 2011 01:32 PM
Steve Hoffacker
Steve Hoffacker LLC - West Palm Beach, FL
Certified Aging In Place Specialist-Instructor


Looks like they set up a whole little village there. Nice capture. :)


Aug 24, 2011 04:36 PM
Sidney Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula
Realty Works Temecula - Temecula, CA
Realty Works Temecula

Michael:  That's a very creative little bird house, nice surprise when you unconsciously look up!

Aug 24, 2011 04:50 PM
Debbie Walsh
Shahar Management - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036

Looks like they were "locked out" and made do! 

Sep 01, 2011 08:39 AM