You Don’t Say: Who to Feed First?


Who to Feed First

In our April/May issue, we feature this funny photo of catbird nestlings with mouths open wide, sent to us by Donna Garrison of Jasper, Georgia. Do you have a clever caption for this photo? Share it below and you might see your caption and name printed in the August/September issue of Birds & Blooms!


  1. Ruth McGee says

    All the little birds down on itty bird street love to hear the catbirds go tweet,tweet, tweet, hear the catbirds ,tweet,tweet,twidle de deet!!! rocking catbirds, tweet,tweet,twidle de deet.

  2. Sherrie Carson says

    We are the champions –
    We are the champions
    No time for losers
    ‘Cause we are the champions – of the world –

  3. Kimberly Williams says

    (Photo Name: Pointing Beaks) Caption Reads: Momma Bird Scolds, “OK! WHO’S BEEN POOPING IN THE NEST AGAIN!” Baby Birds all reply, “IT WASN’T ME! IT WAS THEM! IT WASN’T ME! IT WAS THEM! IT WASN’T ME! IT WAS THEM! IT WASN’T ME! IT WAS THEM etc……!” (Moral of the story. There are just some things that seem to be universal!)

  4. Rhonda Hukriede says

    mom, mom, mom , mom, MOM!!!!!!!!


    Who’s idea was this again, seeing who could open there mouth the farthest?

  5. says

    Five little catbirds chirping in a nest……
    The first one said “Mom likes me best”
    The second one said “It’s very crowded in here”
    The third one said “The food is coming near”
    The forth one said “Stay calm and open wide”
    The fifth one just… cried and cried and cried……
    Mommy ran out of food and flew away to get more.

  6. Erleen Fankhauser says

    “Me first!” “No Me!” “It’s my turn to be first!!” “You were first Last time!” “Maybe by being patient, I’ll get the biggest part!!”

  7. Elizabeth M. says

    I have many captions for this one: “Ohhhhh, the cowbird’s winning!” And, “WHAT!?!? NO WORMS???” Or, “NO!! Commercial break!”

  8. Lora Edwards says


  9. Laura Martin says

    Tweedle-lee-dee-dee-dee, tweedle-lee-dee-dee
    Tweet Tweet
    We rock in the tree tops all day long
    Hoppin’ and a-boppin’ and a-singing our song
    All the little birdies on Jaybird Street
    Love to hear the robins go tweet tweet tweet
    Rockin’ robins
    Rockin’ robins
    Tweet, tweedle-lee-dee
    Go rockin’ robins
    ‘Cause we’re really gonna rock tonight
    (Tweet, tweedle-lee-dee)
    Every little swallow, every chick-a-dee
    Every little bird in the tall oak tree
    The wise old owl, the big black crow
    Flappin’ their wings singing go birds go
    Rockin’ robins Tweet
    Rockin’ robins Tweet, tweedle-lee-dee
    Go rockin’ robins
    ‘Cause we’re really gonna rock tonight
    Tweet, tweedle-lee-dee

  10. Julie Fink/Brantley says

    “But MOM – you PROMISED … the early bird would get the worm… I can’t help it that the others woke up early, too!”

  11. Ann Kleman says

    caption for April/May 2013 “you don’t say” in keeping with the current Easter season from Handel’s Messiah:

    Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia,….

  12. Jane says

    Cyclone…. “POWER”, louder now….Cyclone…..”POWER”. Just love the student section don’t you?

  13. Britney says

    come on give it to us,I want it I want it, me me give it to me, me me meeeee, I’m the smallest I need it

  14. Fran Durant says

    Meow meow, meow meow,
    meow meow, meow meow,
    meow meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow (Cat Chow tune)

  15. Suzanne Patrick says

    Mama please pick me! Mo was first last time and its no secret mine-y could skip a few.And don’t get me started on meanie!!!

  16. Kimberly Williams says

    Baby Birds First Song:
    “OHHHHHHHHH, Momma, shove a worm down my throat, worm down my throat, worm down my throat. Beeeeefore I croak!

  17. Robbie prentice says

    I’m gonna sing, sing, sing…I’m gonna shout, shout, shout, ….I’m gonna sing, I’m Gonna shout and praise The Lord!!!

  18. Kaitlin Van Heusen says

    MOM! MOM! MOM! He’s touching me! No he’s touching me! MOM! MOM! Did you hear me? MOM!

  19. Tena Kauffman says

    Who to Feed First?
    “OK, let’s try this group photo one more time! Everyone say, ‘Worm!”

  20. Susie Redding says

    I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the sky. I Think about it every night and day, one day I’ll spread my wings and fly away !!

  21. C J Madsen says

    The song of mother’s love! “Mommy likes me best”. “I’m here, FEED me.” “I moved so I’ll get feed.” “Feed me, feed me” Mommy, Feed me” These babies give a new meaning too, “Mom’s work is never done”.

  22. Eric Patz says

    It’s hot. It’s too crowded. I liked it better when I was blind, no as a morula. My throat hurts. I hate being so positive.

  23. shelly shields says

    My apr/may issue has a photo of a squirrel drinking from an oriole feeder. ” It’s not fresh squeezed, but it will do!”

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