After we had finished the tour of George Washington's home (Mount Vernon), we started our walk and this mockingbird was sitting quite comfortably waiting for his photo to be taken. I obliged. There were many passersby. He ignored all of them, including me.
He seemed as happy with the sun shining as we were, though he remained silent. You might hear these birds outside your house singing merrily away, and not only in the day, at night too. I read here at All About Birds, that they "flagrantly harass birds that intrude on their territories, flying slowly around them or prancing toward them, legs extended, flaunting their bright white wing patches."
There was no flaunting of their bright white wing patches today.
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