Tag Archives: crows

Andrea’s Crow

Sunde White illustrates her essay about a crow that like raspberries

A few weeks ago my friend Andrea called to tell me about her crow.  She could see him from her bedroom window.  He was living in her neighbor’s yard.  He was hopping up and down and flapping his wings but was unable to take flight. “I think it’s okay.”  She told me.  “He’s surrounded by […]

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Crow vs. Seagull: Battle of the Beach!

With crows standing up to 21 inches high and weighing about a pound with a wingspan between 35-40 inches, a sharp beak and wily intelligence, I always figured a crow would be a sure winner over the seagull in a beach battle.  But this week I saw an actual seagull vs. crow battle take place […]

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Why I Love Crows (Reason #27)

#27 Because they play team sports in the air. It’s true, I witnessed this myself a few years ago.  Hiking in a windy valley I saw 8 or 9 crows flying and swooping high above me, chasing each other.  I stopped to watch and realized they weren’t just randomly flying, they were playing catch with […]

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Sketch Paintings

I have a lot of ideas of I want to get out of my sketch book but I don’t always have a lot of time to do anything other than my greeting cards and coloring books which are much more detailed.  But last year I just felt like painting and I’m excited about it because […]

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