I wasn’t fond of cypress trees – oddly shaped and just strange. We called them cemetery trees because they are often planted there. But I have noticed how the birds love them. It’s a high-rise condo for them – dense, entwined branches must feel very secure to them. Here’s my neighborhood’s house sparrow tree.
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Love this! And it’s so true!
They’re not cedar of Lebanon trees? WE had some in our front yard but cut them all down.
They might be. I’m almost as good on tree identification as I am with birds!
My home was owned by my protestant aunt who married a Jewish man and I swore they called similar looking trees Cedars and I assumed they planted them as a tie in with Israel… BUT I looked them up and yes, your’s do look like cypress, but it’s tropical climate for both trees. Cypress trees came from Greece or the Mediterranean area.
That’s fascinating – thanks.
You are right.. I looked it up!
Great picture. I like the image of the high-rise. They look like apartment dwellers peering out from balconies.
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