Non veni pacem mittere, sed gladium.
How much are the birds eating?
They feast on the figs too high for me, the cats hide in the leaves and feast on a few unwary fogels, and we people eat everything we can reach from the ground up. The wife has a Pinterest page bookmarked with nothing but fig recipes. There are only a few ripe now, but in a week or two, it's gonna be a flood.
I live in Maine so no fig trees. But I work in Baltimore a lot and there everywhere. Most of the time the starlings raid them. I do get a few just walking by though. Wish I could grow one up here. Too cold