Just outside one of the kitchen windows, at The Carriage House Inn in Lynchburg, VA, the mockingbirds set up housekeeeping. We saw them meticulously building their nest and then maintaining the eggs. Soon we could hear chirping, whether we were inside the kitchen and certainly whenever we out the backdoor. Plus at times the mockingbird parents dive-bombed us if they felt we were getting too close to the nest! This picture of our newest, and youngest, “guest” was taken at our organic herb garden, located just outside the Carriage House. The antique fencing helps protect the herbs and lavender from the roaming rabbits and makes a perfect perch for our little bird friend. We’re sure he/she will be leaving the nest for good, soon. Perhaps to return next year to build their own nest and raise their family. We would love to have you and your family visit us this summer. Give us a call to discuss reservation options and all that there is to do in and around Lynchburg. 434.846.1388.
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