"A wise old owl sat in an oak; The more he sat the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird?"
We also have a terrible mosquito problem in this area. To help battle these pests Dad and the children built a tree swallow birdhouse. The tree swallows preference for insects makes him a welcome guest in our yard. A single nest of swallows eats up to a thousand insects a day. Here is my proud boy.