I slated this miscanthus to be destroyed because it has overgrown the area around my patio where I originally grew it for privacy. But if I wait until spring to cut it down, I can watch tiny birds like this cute little titmouse enjoy the dried tassels. This morning I saw the grass virtually vibrating with these little gray guys and their sparrow friends. At some point they will have eaten the seed and I will put out thistle for them. My feathered friends make winter much easier to bear.