Vet Visit 2018

Vet Visit 2018

Our favorite crow murder engaged with the health care system this week. As usual, there were antics, ew moments, moral victories over the vet staff, and general admiration of Gwen and Stephen’s corvid magnificence. Gwen & Stephen Spring is still but the...
Happy Winter Solstice 2017

Happy Winter Solstice 2017

The darkest day of the year has come and happily soon will be gone. Neither our resident corvids nor their devoted staff like short days and long nights. But crows have a way of brightening up even the toughest days in their own way, as noted by Robert Frost: DUST OF...
Mystery Noise

Mystery Noise

I hate the end of daylight savings time for many reasons, but I’ve just added loss of training time to the very long list. I can only spend time with Snafu and Zen before I go to work, which is not nearly enough. Snafu has been regressing in his training,...
Dramatis Personae

Dramatis Personae

So far in our corvid story, we have met Gwen and Stephen Crowbert; their assorted chicks, including Ginny; Zen; and a raft of rehab birds who have come and gone.  But one cast member has not yet made his debut: a blue jay named Snafu. Snafu is a bird-napping victim. A...
Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

As befits the holiday, Minion Man and I have dutifully labored for the benefit of our corvid overlords. Broken perch replaced? Check. Three boxes of rejected nest sticks removed from the enclosure? Check. Gravel poured over bald patches on the ground to prevent...