Chick Update

Chick Update

Their Corvid Majesties apparently decided that two babies were enough for this year. I kept an eye on the nest as best I could but one evening the other three eggs were there and the next day they were gone. I thought at first they were outside of the camera’s...
Rain, Rain Go Away…..

Rain, Rain Go Away…..

It has been pouring down rain here for the past three days. Luckily it has not been too cold, but daytime temps in the 60s are no picnic when you are trying to incubate eggs. Gwen has reached Hero Mother status. She is, to be generous, bedraggled. Her chest is stained...
Gwen Wins Again

Gwen Wins Again

Gwen Hanging Out Gwen Still Hanging Out Gwen standing up and looking at something where she just was sitting I need boilerplate language that I can automatically insert into posts to the effect that crows are smart, will always outsmart people, love being a nuisance,...
Final Preparations

Final Preparations

All systems appear to be up and running for Chick Season 2018. The only one who is not with the program is Gwen. She is spending time in the nest area buffing her nails, writing the Great American Novel or learning Sanskrit — anything but actually producing an egg. A...
How to Build a Nest

How to Build a Nest

Our friends Gwen and Stephen have finally gotten serious about nest-building. With Crow Cam 2018, it’s been possible to see the progression over the past couple of weeks. As you can see from this gallery, we have gone from an empty basket to one full of sticks....
Belated Spring

Belated Spring

Apologies to Diva Crow’s devoted readers! It appears the staff is undergoing some sort of organizational molt. Aside from Daylight Savings Time, we have been remiss in acknowledging the advent of spring. But in all fairness, spring itself is a little behind the...