Corvidae Family Archive

Crows and Cats

Crows and cats can get along… watch, You can even read the story of this amazing cat and lovely crow in this book Cat and Crow: An Amazing Friendship: And more kitten/cats with crows…

Steller’s Jay at Crater Lake in Oregon

  What a beautiful little bird! According to the Crater Lake Institute, four of the six birds mostly like to be seen at Crater Lake in Oregon are corvids: Ravens, Gray Jays, Stellers’ Jays, and Clark’s Nutcrackers (see

Clark’s Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)

  A member of the corvidae family, Clark’s Nutcracker is a lovely bird slightly smaller than the Spotted Nutcracker. It eats mostly seeds from the pine tree. And it has a pouch in the floor of it’s mouth

Saint Benedict of Nursia

    While driving around a beautiful university campus I came across a monastery with a lovely statue in front. It was a bronze statue of Saint Benedict of Nursia with a book in one hand a crow on

Javan Green Magpie (Short-tailed Magpie)

Let me introduce you to the Javan Green Magpie, also known as the the Short-tailed Magpie or Cissa Thalassina. Striking bird, eh? The Javan Green Magpie is part of the Corvidae family. This beautiful bird is endemic to

The Crow’s Toll for Bridge Crossing

Crows are very protective parents… just watch what is happening on the Morrison Street Bridge in Portland Oregon…  

A new crow book coming!

I have been waiting so patiently, ok, maybe not so patiently, but waiting… and waiting… for John Marzluff’s new book, Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans to

An Injured Crow

I have many bird visitors daily to my feeders. The past few days a crow has been visiting. This crow is beautiful, younger but this crow is injured. And it makes me so sad to see the

Crows — An Australian Export?

I read an intriguing article about crows (and corvidae in general) and how they originated in an Australian part of Gondwana12, something I did not know. How very interesting! I learn something new every day! This article

Difference between Ravens and Crows

A fantastic video explaining (and showing) the difference between ravens and crows…   The people who made this video, Rick and Diana Boufford, have a fantastic website, Raven Diaries, with lots of goodies (information, stories, photos, a much longer