Here we have a tiny bird enjoying some bonding time with a new human friend, who is all too happy to administer some much appreciated pats.
Viewers have loved the sight and have rushed to ask the human to be gentle with his new friend (which he is!). And here is one commenter venturing an explanation of what’s going on:
Regulus regulus, or Goldcrest. Probably exhausted after flying from Northern Europe to the South. Too tired to flee.
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