was apparent to me this rainy Spring morning. The first thing I noticed was this area of white feathers. This means one of our white hens was eaten by a predator last night, most likely a raptor. Here is a closer look:
The pile of feathers was getting smaller as the barn swallows wer rapidly picking them up to make their nests. Recycling in action.
Here are the other white things I noticed as I did my morning chores: