Species learn to coexist




After a long day of tidying up, I discovered I’d missed a weird mess that resembled a discarded moth-eaten wig atop my porch light.
Long withering brown tendrils of oak leaf litter glued together by cobwebs cascaded from the globeshaped lighting fixture. Too beat to attack it that evening, I resolved to whisk it away the next morning.
An odd thing happened as I set to the task, a quirky convergence of three species.
A female plain titmouse (Parus inornatus) flew toward the porch light bea...

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