Daily Archives: June 2, 2016

Don Torino’s Life in the Meadowlands: There Are No Bad Birds


This time of year more than any other, I get bombarded with comments regarding so called “Bad Birds”: The birds that steal other birds eggs, eat all your bird seed and have the unmitigated nerve  to poop on your patio furniture.

According to some well-meaning, so called nature lovers birds are put in two categories. There are the so called “GOOD” birds, you know, the ones that are so sweet and kind that flit around the backyard for no other reason to make us feel good, the very same birds we could just kiss  on their little beaks. Then there are the “BAD EVIL BIRDS,”  the ones that have the sheer audacity to eat other birds or rob nestlings right out of your backyard birdhouse and according to some are “just plain mean bullies.”

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