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The Crow

Posted on: June 20, 2014


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INTERESTING THINGS ABOUT CROWS THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ENOUGH TO ASK ABOUT

Cooperative breeding

Long-term pair bonds

Long-term family bonds

Sibling helping

Brood reduction

Territoriality and flock use

Urban/rural comparison

Dispersal

Age of first breeding

Caching of food

50 species of Corvus

 

What do crows eat?

Everything

Why do crows gather in flocks during the day?

To cruise the singles’ flocks

How smart are crows?

Smarter than many undergraduates, but probably not as smart as ravens

Are crows getting bigger?

No

Are crow populations increasing?

Probably, but not as much as you think

How can you tell a male crow from a female?

Not easily

How many different calls do crows make?

Lots, but most of them still sound like “caw”

Why do crows hate owls?

Many good reasons, most having to do with decapitated crows

Do crows play?

Yes

Do crows make good pets?

Yes, but they’re VERY illegal

 

2 Responses to "The Crow"

The crow facts are fun to know.I had never seen a crow’s nest or eggs. Is this crow near its own nest or stealing other bird’s eggs?

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It’s its own nest🙂

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