I ever did see....from the eyes of a bird fancier, that is. A beautiful spring token, found in the garden this morning. Isn't it perfection? I believe it belongs to the adorable waxeye (silvereye).
And the following is an excerpt from genius author Michael Leunig's book Short Notes from the Long History of Happiness. I bought my copy years ago and every time I stumble upon it again I cluck and aww.