Jail Birds

I have lately begun to find my breakfast in the oddest of places. Under the deck, behind the toolshed, beside the back steps, and one time inside a flower pot. Consequently the girls have been grounded -- on lockdown until they can demonstrate knowledge of the difference between a true nest and a random pile of dried leaves on the ground.  They don't care much for confinement, but in just a few days they'll regain their freedom.  That is, until the day they fail the Nest Test again. Repeat offenders beware!

We got a nice clutch of five eggs today, all laid in the correct spot:

My little fox cub raiding the hen house:

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