I put out a plate full of seed every morning for the birds. I can look out my kitchen window at nearly any given time and see birds there (often 7-8 or more). Today I went out and tried to be a statue in the garden to get a picture of them, but they knew I wasn't what I pretended to be, and refused to cooperate. When I started, the plate was entirely in the shade. When I gave up it was more than half in the sunlight, as you can see. The little beggars are undoubtedly out there now gorging themselves. Absolutely no appreciation for the hand that feeds them. Yup; I just checked and there are 5 birds and two baby bunnies. Hmmmmph!