You know how you feel when there are way too many dark and gloomy days of winter, and then one day there is a burst of sunshine that feels so good that you don't want it to go away? Apparently birds feel that way too.
I happened to look outside yesterday, and there was a dove on the deck railing. Normally, I get concerned when I see a bird that has its eyes closed and does not move. But this one honestly seemed to be napping in the sun, and enjoying every minute of it.
I went to get my camera, but expected the bird to be gone when I got back. Instead, she was joined by a buddy, and they did not seem to mind that I kept taking pictures of them through the window.
They preened, they fluffed, they strutted. They looked at me looking at them. But mostly, they just seemed to enjoy the warmth of the sun. Ditto that, little birdies!