Last year we had a crow’s nest in our front yard, and we were able to watch the entire process, from nest-building to fledge. This year, we didn’t spot the nest, but there was a crow pair coming and going from a neighbor’s fir tree in a familiar manner. Over the past couple days, we heard some different vocalizations from the pair, softer and shorter, calling out from low branches in the neighborhood. This morning, we watched this young crow in our backyard, hopping up on chairs and clumsily flapping back down, and ultimately working its way up to the top of the kids’ climbing structure, before taking a long inelegant glide to a distant raised bed.
3 thoughts on “Backyard Fledgling Crow, 6/4/22”
How funny that another friend was sharing about a fledgeling crow this morning! Soo sweet and quite cooperative subjects as well.
Great photo story… an “inelegant glide”. Kinda like me learning a new song!