How many bird gags can fit in one image? This is a good start, but uhh, I’m going to need you to go ahead and come in on Sunday, too. We need more suggestions for bird gags, mmkay? Thaaanks.

Fun fact: This is the only Abecedary where I used the golden rectangle to lay out the composition. It also inspired a companion piece.


jargon, n. 1. The inarticulate utterance of birds, or a vocal sound resembling it; twittering, chattering.

With beast and bird the forest rings, Each in his jargon cries or sings.
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 'Return of Spring' (1830)