Continuing Medical Problems

Continuing Medical Problems

  Stephen Crowbert’s tongue is still—to use the accepted medical term—gross. So yesterday it was back to the vet for a four-hour odyssey. Capture time is now closer to 10 minutes than 5, as Stephen’s flying skills and evasive tactics continue to...
Ucawz #2

Ucawz #2

Their Corvid Majesties do hereby Announce and Proclaim: The provision of morning superworms shall not be late. Tardiness causes Their Eminences inconvenience as it necessitates clinging to the side of the enclosure and yelling. Exertion before morning sustenance is...
Thinking About Spring

Thinking About Spring

So we’re back to having spring-like weather. It’s been in the 50s and most of the snow is gone. Gwen and Stephen have started honking at each other, which is their version of whispering sweet nothings over a candlelight dinner. So I put in the first batch...
The Stages of Gwen’s Displeasure

The Stages of Gwen’s Displeasure

Santa brought me a telephoto lens for Christmas and it’s finally stopped raining enough that I was able to try it out this morning. By giving the birds a little more distance, I hoping to be able to get them to settle down a little bit and thus minimize the...
Capillaria Strikes Back

Capillaria Strikes Back

Gwen and Stephen Crowbert have capillaria again—or maybe still if I didn’t successfully get rid of the first infection. I certainly hope that’s the case since otherwise it means that my efforts to make the enclosure a capillaria free zone have failed....