Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Much More Than Four & Twenty Blackbirds!

Mom was at the mall recently, and what a sight she saw! Looks like Alfred Hitchcock's movie "The Birds"!


There were black birdies everywhere! Mom said it looked like thousands of them!


Reminds me of a nursery rhyme.......


Sing a Song of Sixpence (AKA, Four and Twenty Blackbirds Baked in a Pie)
Sing a song of sixpence a pocket full of rye,
Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie.
When the pie was opened the birds began to sing,
Oh wasn't that a dainty dish to set before the king?
The king was in his counting house counting out his money,
The queen was in the parlour eating bread and honey,
The maid was in the garden hanging out the clothes,
When down came a blackbird and pecked off her nose!



These birdies must have been having a birdie conference. I like birdies a lot and they are my friends, but this might be too many birdies for me all at one time.....I would not want to get my nose pecked off like in the nursery rhyme!



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15 comments:

Deetz said...

My mummy says "The Birds" was her favorite movie...lol... JB, I hope you are right about Pepper meeting your sister and playing at the bridge. I bet he will be just fine now. He know longer suffers. I didn't get to really know Pepper, but read about him on Jan's blog.
High Paws
Deetz

Tybalt said...

My mommy loves that Birds movie . . . especially the bit with the crows on the playground. I love watching birdies, but I think that many at once might scare me . . . just a bit.

Michele (Rocky Mtn.Girl) said...

EGADS! Wow... What a sight that would have been. I definitely would want to be wearing a hat as that swarm moved over the area... icky... LOL

Hana said...

Wow, it's about time your Mom was back to help you blog!

Sorry, I have not posted pics of Casper's Barkday party yet. But, Copper posted some photos already... hee hee. And Casper too! We had TONS of fun! Fortunately the police did not whisk Casper away when he was off leash for a little bit.

felinesopher said...

The Birds? wow indeed a spectacular movie;)

Chairman Mao said...

Momma loves the movie The Birds! And wowie, that's a LOTTA blackbirdies in yur pickshures -- just think how many pies they'd make, hehe!

Kittyhugs and purrs from MaoMao!

Icon Baxter Bentley said...

Yes, I think you are right, and the birdies are having a conference.

Joe Stains said...

That is scary. Birds used to peck me on my behind when I was younger, I don't like them so much!

Kathryn and Ari said...

Wow, I agree with Joe: that is SCARY! (Ari, on the other hand, has been completely distracted by the word 'pie'. Go figure.)

Mickey said...

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's a lot of birdies! Wouldn't it be fun to run onto that bunch ,heehee
Mom saw that movie, they were not nice birds!
Purrs Mickey

Girl Girl Hamster said...

Ah.. so many of black birds looks scaryyyyy

~ Girl girl

4 Boys and a Lady said...

Holy moly!! That does kinda look like "The Birds". Really scary but neat at the same time. :)

Anna said...

JB that must have been some one big conference, lol, going on. It is interesting to see that many in the city, we usually see them in the corn fields, like Canada goose, crows or starlings. This is really cool shot. I will ask my hubby one day to go to the field and scare all of them so I can shoot some in flying action, lol. Thanks for sharing, these are great. Anna :)

The Cat Realm said...

Our maid got scared! She saw that movie loooooong ago but still remembers it vividly!
Mrs. OZ

Maya and Kena said...

Hee hee!!
BOL JB!! And wow, that is a SIGHT!!! We would have been scared...
And you're right, our mommy's are the same, too busy to blog!
Wags and licks,
Maya and Kena