Boy and his bird in Russell

Zachary Norback, 11, Russell, has made a new friend. "This pigeon, which Zachary named Bud, showed up a few days ago at our bird feeder, and let Zachary pet it," his mother Angela Norback said. "It continues to hang out around our feeder, and Zachary reports that it was seen sleeping on our front porch last night."

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