The Newest Generation

The Newest Generation

It is time to introduce the world to Gwen and Stephen’s latest offspring. This year, I pulled one chick and left the other for the them to raise. Who has better parenting skills? Let’s examine the evidence. Our two competitors: Wise Guy and Atlas (As an aside, I...
Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day to all the paternal creatures, feathered and otherwise. A special shout-out to Stephen Crowbert, who is a devoted Dad.  This year Gwen produced two live chicks. Throughout the nest-building and incubation process, Stephen stuck with his policy...
And We’re Back!

And We’re Back!

Our stalwart crew – Gwen, Stephen Crowbert, Zen, and Snafu – were happy to see the end of winter. Zen took it upon himself to engage in an off-season molt, giving him a decidedly uncharming moth-eaten look. Snafu, not to be outdone, decided to molt too. He is managing...
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...