Call him the bird whisperer.

While feeding his horses on New Year's morning Nelson Wilson noticed a little bird sitting on the steel fence near a water tank. The tank is heated to keep it from freezing. It is not uncommon for birds to drink from the heated tank. Apparently this unfortunate bird had gotten its feet wet and, while making its exit, had become frozen to the fence in the near zero Idaho temperatures.Nelson tried a few methods to un-freeze the stuck bird, but nothing worked. Until he tried using his breath to warm the feet of the little finch.

It worked! and as the bird quickly flew to freedom, it seemed to say thank you to Nelson..