plague of babies population explosion around here has left us with a surfeit of storks (I have it on v. good authority that that’s the collective noun.) which are making steady inroads into the resident rodent and amphibian population following the grain harvest.
They’re a bit work shy, though, skedaddling as soon as they see you (just in case you’re part of the ankle-biter logistics chain)
A bit like a guy who worked for me once.
He was overheard bemoaning the fact that he “hadn’t ducked quickly enough” when I delegated him some work.
Now, HE didn’t last long…..