Let the 2019 Games Begin!

Let the 2019 Games Begin!

2018 is in the books and our corvid crew is pretty chill with the end of another year. Zen survived his diet of pumpkin and Metamucil to get rid of the metal in his gut. We never figured out where it came from but, as long as it’s gone, I’ll score it as a...
A Long Hot Summer

A Long Hot Summer

In Memoriam Magellan, aka Quentin I’m back. Sorry for the long period between posts but it has been a tough month or so in the world of Diva Crows. The first blow was the unexpected death of Gwen and Stephen’s chick Magellan a week after he went off to be...
Meet Magellan and Marco Polo

Meet Magellan and Marco Polo

Sorry, sorry, sorry, I have been a terrible corvid chronicler this year. But finally, I am able to introduce the stars of the 2018 Chick Season, Magellan and Marco Polo. Our dynamic duo were pulled from the next in mid-June, when they were semi-cute piles of feathers...
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...
One Chick, Two Chick….

One Chick, Two Chick….

While I was in California, I kept a careful eye on Nest Cam, worried that the cold and wet weather had harmed the eggs, as it did two years ago. So I was relieved when the following images popped up. Therefore, stealing a page from the House of Windsor, I happily make...
Annual Birdnapping PSA

Annual Birdnapping PSA

Tis the Season — for my annual birdnapping rant. Every year I post about well-meaning people who pick up fledgling birds thinking that because they are on the ground, they need help. The end result is that the babies are separated from their parents and brought to...