These birds hold a special place in my heart. When I die, I hope someone takes over, but if not, they will be fine. They are smart. In addition, on occasion if I missed a day or so I was sick for days , one or so have come up and pull out my hens and chicks plants, or open a bag of some non food, and also will pull apples off the tree and let them fall attention getter. This only happens if I am sick in bed or gone for a day and night. They never come right up to me, but will come down to eat what I toss with me out there.
In the summer I provide water and change it every morning. They like that. Now I understand why my crow unearthed all of my new strawberry plants that I devoted so much time too!
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It stopped when I began serving cooked ground turkey! Brian, Your respect for crows is admirable. I too, have always connected with crows. I Love these Amazing creatures. My pet Muhair wild bird friend for about 4 years , now see me not as predtor. They beginning to talk to me everyday and today I heard a millia second of a pause between the third caw and the forth caw. This went on for three section. No Red Tail Hawks, were about. More information to share on my murder of crows. They will not eat cooked cabbage, carrots, celery, banana, orange, pineapple, any cold cereal, or the inside of a fruit pie.
They gang up to protect their nests? They do not sleep in my trees that I am aware, they fly slightly south of my home and must have a larger family tree close by. I befriended a juvenile crow three years ago. He is smaller than other crows, white on wings. What does that call mean.
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I feed him. Hi Kristin, can you provide a bit more detail about the call? Often the meaning of a crow call is not in the actual sound, but in the context and associated behavioral cues. How often does he make this sound? Does it repeat over and over again? How long does the behavior last? Is it loud or quiet? These questions will help you start to gather more information. I hope that helps. I have been feeding a small family of crows there were 4 now 3 and 1 on its own.
They will come are very cautious to land to eat usually one keeps watch.
This morning i awoke to hear what sounded like a dolls voice say mama witha minute or so pause about 8 times when i g ot downstairs there was a large crow on my deck, they never come that close, I sent my son out with French fries sunflowerseed and bread for them. I clearly heard mama said. Thank you for your information. The last few mornings I have heard a murder of crows in trees behind our house.
They fly around and it sounds like they are talking to each other, definitely context calls. We have owls and hawks in our neighborhood as well. Just curious as to why all of a sudden they are around, never heard them like this before. Even went around in the afternoon to look to see if there was a dead animal or something, but did not see anything.
Any insight would be greatly appreciated. How long does the behavior last for? Are they perched in a big circle? Are they diving into a particular tree over and over again? These would be good signs of a hawk or owl. It can be surprisingly tough to spot the predator so just keep watching and try to get a view into the branches.
Also… pay attention to what the other birds like robins or blue jays are saying. I just moved into a new house about 2 weeks ago. They bounce from limb to limb in one tree, take flight, do a couple acrobatic swoops and land in the other tree. They caw incessantly both in a tree and in flight. Earlier in the morning I saw some sort of hawk fly in, perch on a limb and eventually leave, but 12 hours later my two crows are still at it.
Are you familiar with this type of behavior? Is it normal or is something happening? Yes this is normal behavior for an alarm situation. This is often what will happen when you have an Owl perching. They can be amazingly well hidden so keep watching. Two days ago my husband got up very early in the morning with tge sound of a group of crows cowing together. Their sound was not ready structured and had no pause and went on for an hour. My mother who lives in another area in the city also has witnessed the same sound that day. Does it mean anything?
Look for things like: — Where are the crows are located… Are they flying or perched? On the ground? What do they do next? Recently everyday he goes on and on and on like this. Could it be a nest? Thanks for any info.
I love crows too. Hi Brian! Your post has been very helpful for me. When I returned to my apartment after a week long trip I found a crow nest put up on the left hand corner of the grill outside my window. As a result I have a fantastic view of the nest and the two tiny blue eggs. Would they most likely be warning me to back off from the window or ask for more food? If I ever get too close to the right hand side of the window they fly away, and if I wait there for a minute or so, standing still, they eventually return and putter about, all the while facing me so they can keep track of my movements.
This is really interesting. This Spring a crow seems to have befriended me. He usually shows up when I am on my back deck — he?? He also came to investigate what I was doing when I was in my den watching TV — he perched on the eves and was peering at me thought the window!?!
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