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....
Corvid Round-up

Corvid Round-up

I can’t exactly say spring is in the air as there was a dusting of snow on the ground yesterday and a nasty cold wind this morning, but our feathered friends have decided that it’s time to get more lively. Gwen & Stephen: Let the Burbling Begin The...
Avian Etiquette

Avian Etiquette

Dear Not Miss Manners, It was my understanding that at the end of November, humans have a celebration called “Thanksgiving” which involves a big feast that includes a bird as the centerpiece of the meal. As a Cooper’s Hawk, that sounds like my kind...
Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

As befits the holiday, Minion Man and I have dutifully labored for the benefit of our corvid overlords. Broken perch replaced? Check. Three boxes of rejected nest sticks removed from the enclosure? Check. Gravel poured over bald patches on the ground to prevent...
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...