Winter visitors

Every winter flocks of exotically marked birds come from all over Eastern and Northern Europe to visit us

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Their numbers build as word spreads

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that people here actually provide free food for birds

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They pay for this bounty with sweet song

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and entertaining antics

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bringing energy to these dull days

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A small chill

Just a tiny touch of frost overnight

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but enough for a bit of decoration of the surroundings

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