Tag Archives: Crows

1918: It Is Well that No Protection Be Afforded the Bird

The Common Crow (corvus brachyrhynchos); frontispiece of The Crow and Its Relation to Man (E. R. Kalmbach, 1918). When feeding on injurious insects, crustaceans, rodents, and carrion, and when dispersing seeds of beneficial plants, the crow is working largely for … Continue reading

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1882: Ragweed and Crows

Thomas Millie Dow: Ragweed and Crows (1882)

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1970: A Crow Builds a Nest

I liked these descriptions of nests from Richard Headstrom’s Complete Field Guide to Nests in the United States (1970). The book contains a few photographs, but largely depends on written descriptions of nests for identification. The description of the crow’s … Continue reading

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