Himself lingered quietly near the bird feeder, Canon Rebel with its close-up lens installed, waiting. Waiting. Waiting. Finally the lazuli bunting lit on the feeder, it’s little head nearly twisting off his neck, its pea brain rattling with non-stop fear: Is it safe? Is it safe? Isitsafe? Isitsafeisitsafe??
Yes, exactly like Alec Guinness in Marathon Man, but without the dental implements.
It’s tough to be on the bottom of the food-chain.
Here is the lazuli bunting in all his glory: