Diva Crows Is Growing

Diva Crows Is Growing

As faithful readers know, late spring and summer is chick season. In the past years, I’ve taken fledges from Super Rehabber Nora and finished raising them and sent the survivors off to live their lives. I usually rehab between 60-70 birds a season, a small...
The Crow Formerly Known as Bismarck

The Crow Formerly Known as Bismarck

For those of you who remember Bismarck, Gwen and Stephen’s adventurous chick who loved to explore and headed off to Richmond to become an educational crow, I have an update. Bismarck is a female. Oops. She is a big girl (510 grams), much bigger than her mamma,...
Caledonia FAQ

Caledonia FAQ

Q: Who, pray tell, is Caledonia? A: Caledonia is Gwen and Stephen’s youngest chick. She had a difficult hatch, which required extracting her from the nest branches and removing the egg shell that had dried on her. She got a nasty bump on the head as well. After...
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...
Chick Update

Chick Update

Some comings and goings here in Gwen and Stephen’s realm. So where to begin? Bismarck has left to become a child star at a nature center (location to be revealed when I receive clearance from his new retinue of retainers). He has already appeared in public and...