Bird Uses Ashtray As Nest: Redditor Came Home To A Surprise (PHOTO)

05/22/2013 04:22 pm ET

Redditor Jjonahjamesonjunior came home from work to find an ashtray had been hijacked by one of the locals.

Pigeon tried to build a nest in my ashtray

As one commenter on the image pointed out, cigarette butts in birds nests, apparently, help deter predators. So this bird was just cutting to the chase and building a nest right at the source.

We are, of course, not encouraging smoking, merely applauding the ingenuity of our winged friends.

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