Here's what it looks like in front of our storage shed looking southeast:
And here is the 'mystery shrub':
And of course, we have the perennial crows hanging around the bird feeder:
My poor bird feeder... it's warped on the bottom, the lid has to be weighted down to keep the wind from blowing it off, the birds have figured out how to remove the plexiglass to get at the seed. I think it's time to replace it!