Belated Spring

Belated Spring

Apologies to Diva Crow’s devoted readers! It appears the staff is undergoing some sort of organizational molt. Aside from Daylight Savings Time, we have been remiss in acknowledging the advent of spring. But in all fairness, spring itself is a little behind the...
A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

Stephen and Gwen’s baby girl is now a media star. At least she has her own press release, issued by the Maymont press office on February 1. She is, however, in desperate need of a stylist, unless the feather sticking up is some sort of statement of adolescent...
Eggs #3 and #4

Eggs #3 and #4

Gwen is one tough mamma. She has apparently decided that two babies is plenty. Early this morning, she dumped egg #3 from the nest, although the chick was in the process of hatching, . Luckily it got caught in the branches with the chick still inside. Egg #4 became...
The Great Nest-Build of 2017 Has Begun

The Great Nest-Build of 2017 Has Begun

When it comes to breeding, Gwen is absolutely consistent. It can be 75 degrees in February or raining cats and dogs in April, she does not budge. Nest-building commences when she says it does—namely to coincide with a Memorial Day hatch date. The countdown has begun....