Saturday, September 5, 2009

Treasure department

Items used by a male satin bowerbird to decorate his bower:
  • 8 sachets of laundry blue
  • 10 blue matchboxes
  • 1 packet of cigarettes (blue)
  • 1 blue envelope
  • 1 piece of blue string
  • 24 blue glass shards
  • 17 blue feathers
  • 1 piece of blue marble
  • 1 parking ticket, blue print on white paper
  • 4 blue chocolate bar wrappers
  • 1 blue invitation to a drinks reception
  • 8 yellowish wooden shavings
  • 2 pieces of green-yellow onion peel
  • 8 snail shells
  • 1 cocoon
  • 6 cicada exoskeletons
  • various blue and green-yellow flowers
  • numerous green-yellow leaves

3 comments:

bloglily said...

what a cozy nest that must be

bookfraud said...

and when i saw "chocolate bar wrappers," all i could think of was, "i wonder if they were 3 muskateers or milky way, or if the bird had a preference."

Tai said...

Welcome back, Bookfraud! My money's on Cadbury, because of the purple-blue wrapper.

Definitely cozy, Lily; but perhaps a tad busy.