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Learning to Speak Raven March 29 2018, 1 Comment

How I’d love to stumble across and old English/Raven dictionary in a thrift shop. Or be able to take a Conversational Raven online course. My husband is currently refreshing his Spanish skills using such an app. I can imagine him repeating Spanish phrases in one corner of the house, and me practicing my “knocking call” in … Continue reading Learning to Speak Raven

Crow Conversations March 18 2018, 0 Comments

Marvin and Mavis stopped by for a chat over the garden fence yesterday. I reliably see them each morning when they stop by for a breakfast snack of peanuts and kibble. They’re usually in an “eat and run” mood at that time day, being hungry and having  a full crow-tinterary ahead of them. Occasionally they … Continue reading Crow Conversations

Consider the Grackle … February 01 2018, 0 Comments

You see a loud, smart, black bird, hanging around with his gang of mates, giving you fearless looks, and constantly rummaging through the garbage (or your picnic) for a snack. Must be a crow, right? Or at least a corvid relation? But no, the grackle isn’t even distantly related to the crow. It’s a member … Continue reading Consider the Grackle …