The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

Stephen has developed a new habit: he likes to honk. Every three to five minutes he will produce this sound once and go about his business until the next one must be shared with the world. He has not deigned to explain this behavior. Perhaps he is trying to...
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...
Ucawz VI

Ucawz VI

UCAWZ VI Whereas, Crows are song birds and thus are experts on vocalizations (and everything else); Whereas, Humans engage in an activity called “singing,” in which they repeat music written by “composers;” Whereas, the avian practice of...
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....