One Chick, Two Chick….

One Chick, Two Chick….

While I was in California, I kept a careful eye on Nest Cam, worried that the cold and wet weather had harmed the eggs, as it did two years ago. So I was relieved when the following images popped up. Therefore, stealing a page from the House of Windsor, I happily make...
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...
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,...
1+1=2

1+1=2

The chicks are popping like popcorn! Last night Gwen and Stephen moved the camera out of alignment. I put it back this morning and they went nuts. When I went to check the camera again, they were both at the nest. making sure the little one was OK. When I checked this...
Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mums out there, avian and otherwise. And congratulations to all the dads out there who only have to cover kids, housework, flower-and-chocolate procurement, etc. for a few more hours. Stephen Crowbert did his part today, guarding...