Final Preparations

Final Preparations

All systems appear to be up and running for Chick Season 2018. The only one who is not with the program is Gwen. She is spending time in the nest area buffing her nails, writing the Great American Novel or learning Sanskrit — anything but actually producing an egg. A...
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....
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

The Great 2018 Nest Build I set up a new nest cam a few weeks ago. (OK, let’s be accurate, I made Super Son set up a new nest cam when he was home for spring break.) Of course this intrusion into the holy of holies led to nest cam wars. Gwen and Stephen would...
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...
Feel-Good Crow Rescue Story

Feel-Good Crow Rescue Story

At last count, Super Hub and I have ten corvids house and yard mates: Gwen, Stephen Crowbert, and Leftover Bird in the backyard; Caledonia in the house; and four crows and two blue jays on the sun porch. But here’s the even better news: I don’t have eleven...