Taking Their Ease from Mid-Calf to Toe, a Flock of Lazy Birds Goes Out on a Limb

updated 10/31/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 10/31/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST

Who says there's no roost for the weary? Getting a leg up on their avian colleagues, these blackbirds—not four-and-twenty exactly, but who's counting?—took a breather from the usual routine of pecking, flapping and getting baked into pies to survey Atlanta from a billboard advertising hosiery. Given the billboard's popularity, the stocking seemed sure to be in for a long run.

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