Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Here’s hoping everyone is having a wonderful holiday week. Gwen and Stephen are survivors and therefore managed to live through the Invasion of the Bizarre Red Things. Super Daughter, being both a procrastinator and a genius, purchased G&S stockings on...
Merry Winter Solstice

Merry Winter Solstice

Gwen and Stephen would like to wish everyone happy holidays, with a special corvid slideshow of Deck the Halls (special thanks to Google images). This slideshow requires JavaScript. Photo Notes: ‘Tis the Season: two Russian crows playing in the snow by rolling...
RIP Ruckus

RIP Ruckus

Sad, sad news. I received news a little while back that Ruckus was killed by a group of crows. About a month or so ago, Ruckus and I had a fight. I was of the opinion it was time for her to go back in her enclosure and she was equally committed to the idea that she...
Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Ruckus, Stephen, and Gwen wish you a very happy Sunday of the first full moon after the March equinox, aka Easter. I suited Ruckus up in a new anklet and jesses today. She was not happy with me and I have the peck marks to prove it. I took her over to visit her Mom...
Corvid Confusion

Corvid Confusion

So the last delivery of memos to Gwen, Stephen, and Ruckus must have gotten horribly mixed up. Ruckus has decided she really needs to build a nest and is dutifully inserting sticks between her perch and the wire mesh of her enclosure to create a platform. She is also...
Spring Corvid Update

Spring Corvid Update

So the big news is that ravens have been spotted in the District of Columbia for the first time in over a century. A pair has built a nest under a bridge somewhere in the District, and the female is incubating a clutch of eggs that should hatch in a few weeks. The...