For the birds
The season's last wild blackberries, left for the birds in the Parc du Marquenterre, a natural ornithological reserve in the Baie de Somme.
c'est du pipeau: for the birds, i.e., nonsense
une mûre sauvage: a wild bush-grown blackberry; the French word mûre is also used for mulberry, which grows on a tree
un mûrier: a blackberry bush; also a mulberry tree
une ronce: a bramble, a briar
un pipeau: a flute; a lie (familiar)
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