A line of squab
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From his apartment, James has a view of low-slung apartments stretching to the Charles. Yesterday, he noticed:
... One of the student ghetto buildings behind me was missing almost an entire row of bricks abutting the roof-ledge. This created a little alcove where some fairly fat and winter-friendly birds have been squatting, it's very cute and industrious. Another sign that nature abhors building codes. ...