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The Girl Who Gets Gifts From Birds


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Evelyn
- 1057 days ago - bbc.com
Lots of people love the birds in their garden, but it's rare for that affection to be reciprocated. One young girl in Seattle is luckier than most. She feeds the crows in her garden - and they bring her gifts in return.



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Comments

Rose Becke (141)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 1:05 am
Wonderful Evelyn
 

Animae C (512)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 3:19 am
T.Y. Evelyn
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 3:56 am
TY Lovely
 

Kathryn M (108)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 9:18 am
This is a wonderful story. I'm so glad the BBC published it and that you shared with us!!!
 

GGmaSAway D (195)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 10:26 am
Thanks for sharing this wonderful, uplifting story with us. Love it.
 

Lynn Squance (235)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 11:38 am
Good story. When I would walk to my car after work, about 3 blocks away, the crows would line up on the telephone wires above me. At one point I felt like they were talking to me so I would talk back. . . . and their numbers grew, always waiting for me.

The link to the Causes story can be found at Girl Receives Regular Gifts from Birds
 

Freya H (361)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 12:22 pm
Crows and their cousins, ravens and jays, are supposedly among the most intelligent birds on the planet. I've seen crows in action, and I'll never use the term "bird brain" for a dummy ever again!
 

Aurea Aurea Walker (226)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 12:32 pm
Thank you so much for such an uplifting story, goodness knows we need more of them. My utter love goes out to this incredible little girl! Wow, to catalog all the gifts she has received and appreciate them. To think she started this outpouring of love when she was only a four year old. This young lady will make an even greater mark on the world!
 

Barb K (1684)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 2:21 pm
Thank you Evelyn, great post.
 

Abo r (107)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 3:04 pm
Thank you Evelyn, it is so great and interesting story.
 

Darren W (218)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 3:42 pm
What an amazingly beautiful story this is!
 

Shirley S (187)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 4:50 pm
Such a pleasure to read your post Evelyn. Yes Crows are intelligent birds. I saw a Crow watching a Cockatoo eating a mandarin on top of the tree. The Crow emulated the Cockatoo's ability to pick up the mandarin in its claw & proceed to eat it.
 

Sherri G (128)
Saturday February 28, 2015, 7:01 pm
Wonderful story Evelyn. TY for posting. This young lady and her Mother obviously have a wonderful relationship with the crows. Noted
 

Carol R (11)
Sunday March 1, 2015, 11:39 am
Beautiful story and an amazing little girl. When I lived in Seattle I had an artist friend that had a pet crow, found as baby that had fallen out of the nest. He had a broken wing so by the time he was treated/ healed, it was too late to return him to the nest. Intelligent, rambunctious and funny bird! Thanks Evelyn
 

Dandelion G (367)
Monday March 2, 2015, 1:18 pm
I'm sorry I didn't click on this sooner as I thought you had sent me to Barbcat's link, she posted the same story. I then noticed it was your posting.....so it touched both of you. Yes, lovely story. We are One.
 

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday March 3, 2015, 8:40 am
Beautiful!
 

Dawnie W (250)
Sunday March 8, 2015, 3:25 am
Absolutely beautiful story, Fabulous for a little girl to be so in tune with nature and her fellow creatures. . . Yes inspirational, loved it. . . Thank you so much for sharing and posting story. . .

♥(✿◠‿◠✿)♥*♥˚☻Love & Peace☻go with☻you all.☻˚♥*♥(✿◠‿◠✿)♥
 
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