The Thirsty Crow in the City

Courtesy: carolinabirds.org
Courtesy: carolinabirds.org

Once upon a time, there was a crow.  He was very thirsty.  It was the month of March and the heat was beginning to increase.  He searched everywhere for water to drink and a place to make a nest.  He was living in a city now as the forests had been cleared long ago.  The trees were limited and there was no space to build a nest.  He was living on a Peepul tree on a nest which was built during the last season.  He just expanded and strengthened it a bit more.  This Peepul tree was in a prime location.  As there were no lakes or rivers nearby,  it was near to a building.   Just opposite his nest,  on the window of the second floor,  the lady of the house had kept several potted plants.  She would water it every day.  The water would accumulate in the tray under the potted plant which he used to drink.  A luxury in a concrete jungle.  He lived a well-off life in a concrete jungle.    Continue reading