Covid with Corvids (& Friends)

Covid with Corvids (& Friends)

Sorry, you knew I had to do that. So how are things going? Well, birds are expert social distancers, so we have that going for us. But they did not get the memo about sheltering in place. They are bouncing all over, causing the usual number of mishaps. And it’s...
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...
Chick Update

Chick Update

Some comings and goings here in Gwen and Stephen’s realm. So where to begin? Bismarck has left to become a child star at a nature center (location to be revealed when I receive clearance from his new retinue of retainers). He has already appeared in public and...
Meet Bismarck and Caledonia

Meet Bismarck and Caledonia

The hand-raised chicks now have temporary names: Bismarck and Caledonia. Not the most original (I leave that for the permanent owners) but the names represent two species of crow and made more sense than other options such as “Fish” or...