No lie, me and my daughter Andrea had just started watching The Birds when we heard a bang near the front of the house. After realizing that the cats were napping, we got up to see what had happened. Lo, and behold, a bird had flown into the front door and knocked itself unconscious. We found her laying on the walkway.
Andrea decided that we had to do something, so I found a pair of gloves and we went out. My initial thought was that we’d move her off of the walk way and onto the grass in case she died, but after watching her for a few minutes, we realized that she was alive. Andrea gently picked her up and tried to see whether or not she was injured. Aubrey, (Andrea gave our little friend a name), seemed fine, and I insisted that she put her on the grass and give her a few minutes to gather herself. Andrea then decided that Aubrey might want a snack, and brought her a cookie. Don’t ask, just know that Andrea is an empath, and we didn’t have any other bird-friendly snacks in the house.
A few minutes later, Aubrey flew away. I was so relieved that she was okay, since I had absolutely no idea what to do for an injured bird. And with the roads still icy, I wouldn’t have been able to take her anywhere to get help. Anywhooo, here’s a photo of our new avian friend.