They didn't know that I knew what they were doing. But I did. I stood there, very still, partly hidden in the shadows and watched as they labored. There were two of them. I quickly concluded that the one with the red head was the male and his solid brown companion was the female. Both of them were busy. The home they were making for themselves was tucked away in a temporary opening in the partly finished roof of my house. All construction on that part of my roof would now have to be postponed as long as they chose to stay. How careful they were, these two newcomers, to be sure no one saw them disappear into the safety of the nook with twigs, straw or fragments of string held firmly in their beaks. But I saw them.
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