Tag: crows

The Crow's Nest

The Crow's Nest
It was a perfect Sunday in May,  sun-splashed  and temps in the 70’s,  the  kind of day we’ve waited for all winter, and all the chilly April days .  Today, spring was in full bloom.  A gentle breeze carried the  perfume of  lilacs and lily-of -the- valley, the sounds of lawn mowers and  the smell... Read more »

The Language of Crows

The Language of Crows
Earlier this spring, I  wrote about the possible  comeback of crows in my neighborhood in south Oak Park.  Once familiar  residents of a giant oak tree across the alley, the population had been decimated by West Nile Virus. You can read that post here. Yes, the crows had returned!  I have been watching their comings... Read more »

A Comeback of Crows

A Comeback of Crows
There’s no mistaking their raucous calls.  High in the snow-colored sky, crows are back in south Oak Park, gathering in the tall oak tree across the alley. For years, there was a family of crows living there, coming and going, high in that tree. I could hear and see them. Then, West Nile Virus came.... Read more »
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