You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello

You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello

I purchased collage-making software; you have been duly warned. Now I must collage all the things! The best part of rehabbing is sending the birds back from whence they came. I especially love returning crows to where they were found because I know they have family...
Feel-Good Crow Rescue Story

Feel-Good Crow Rescue Story

At last count, Super Hub and I have ten corvids house and yard mates: Gwen, Stephen Crowbert, and Leftover Bird in the backyard; Caledonia in the house; and four crows and two blue jays on the sun porch. But here’s the even better news: I don’t have eleven...
2017 Birdnapping Rant

2017 Birdnapping Rant

It’s the most frustrating time of the year: birdnapping season. Thursday night I got a call from a animal hospital saying someone had brought in a crow that was “not flapping its wings” and limping but had nothing obvious wrong with it. Uh oh. Sure...
First Release 2017

First Release 2017

I have been rehabbing three American crows for the past several months. The last one to come in had a badly sprained wing. After some pain meds, some decent grub, and a few weeks in the enclosure getting his strength back, this one was ready to go back from whence he...
Medical Update

Medical Update

While everyone in Washington is running around reforming health care (or not), the Corvid Affordable Vet Care Act—otherwise known as some generous folks at GoFundMe and my Visa card—has been the focus around here. Whatever those ten essential components to a health...