Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy
I spy this guy.
Raven, checking for treats.
After caching his muffin somewhere in the trees, Raven returned, looking for more. I showed him my empty hands. All gone! He fluffed up his feathers and bowed his head, as birds do to invite preening. I moved my hand toward him and dared to touch the only part I could reach; his beak. I petted with one finger and he nudged his head closer before he took off!
I touched his beak! I touched a wild raven’s powerful beak and he didn’t take my fool finger off!
I’ve been visiting this pair for several years and had never touched one until today.
I’m still all giddy inside.
Source: Eye Spy