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The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note of any observations you have made of the world around you.  Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds and/or flowers.  All are worthy additions to the bucket.  Please let us know what is going on around you in a comment.  Include, as close as is comfortable for you, where you are located. Each note is a record that we can refer to in the future as we try to understand the patterns that are quietly unwinding around us.
Yesterday morning I heard that all-too-familiar thump of a bird slamming into a window. It happened in almost the same spot on the same window as another collision this spring. I have no idea why that spot is so appealing to a bird on the wing. The room was unlit, and it was a long way across the room to the next window.

The unfortunate victim was a robin. It stood on the ground, dazed, with its beak open. The robin barely noticed my approach with the camera. Later on, the bird was gone. Hopefully it is okay, and a bit wiser about those strange transparent rectangles on my house.

dazed robin
I've had a bad day, please don't take your picture (bonus points if you can Name That Song).
dazed robin
I think I'm starting to feel better.
Macon, GA weather hot and humid again today. I get dazed and confused when I'm outside very long, even if I don't run into walls or windows. Air conditioning is my friend on days like this.

The floor's open. Let's hear your reports from around the USA, and from points beyond.

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