Unexpected Visitor in the Yard
By Carol DM
September 11, 2019 10:48am CST
Was out watching the bluebirds yesterday splashing around. I saw this rabbit hiding in the cypress trees. I see them often in the spring but not lately. Funny, the rabbits will freeze when you see them. They will stay still for minutes without moving. Survival instinct kicks in. I managed to get a photo but I was on the deck and only had my phone camera, so it is a little hard to see. I love seeing all the wildlife in my backyard. Makes my day. Enjoy your day!
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• United States
I put up a bluebird house each year and usually have two families raised each spring. The robins got here first this year and chased them away. First time in about eight years I had no bb families. But they are coming to the bird bath now. I see rabbit all spring in the yard. Some over the summer like this one.
• Daytona Beach, Florida
@CarolDM I had put out a half-eaten chicken drumstick thinking that the cats around here might enjoy it. At about 3 AM I heard a noise and looked out the window of my front door,. A possum was running off with the drumstick in its mouth
Although they can leave a bit of a mess behind, I always loved seeing rabbits in the yard. We used to have a jackrabbit that would make an appearance in the field behind our home years ago. Our son was young when he was around, and he would marvel at the speed that rabbit could hop and how long he looked as he was leaping away.