On the Trails: Skunk cabbage and its sex change abilities

...blueberry flowers, which were blooming in profusion, just waiting for a bee.We detoured briefly out to Shaman Island, where the crows were starting to nest; lots of dilapidated old nests were easily visible in the conifers. Going along the tombola (or berm...
Photo: A feast for crows

Crows feed on a discarded salmon backbone on the dock at Harris Harbor on Wednesday. Harold Westman had been fileting the Chum salmon to smoke.
Photo: A murder of crows

Crows sit perched on the second floor balcony of the Juneau Empire building across from the Douglas Island Pink and Chum Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Wednesday.
Photo: Murder at the beach

A small murder of crows roost on a driftwood log Jan. 27 at the Mariner Park beach in Homer.
On the Trails: Strolling in the March sunshine

...order. Common goldeneyes dove in the estuary and dozens of Canada geese slept or foraged in the shallows. The usual mob of crows fossicked about on the sands near the edge of the incoming tide.I tucked myself into a comfortable grassy nook at the upper...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, April 14, 2015

...Rescue responded to four EMS calls and two false fire alarms. One was on Commercial Boulevard and the other Crow Hill Drive. The Crow Hill Drive alarm was pulled by a child, and CCFR personnel spoke with the child and parents about pulling fire...
On the Trails: Despite being tiny, bird brains can beat out humans

...instance, one of these crows figured out how to use...the experimenter, the crow made one from a item up where the crow could get it. Crows in Japan drop nuts in...if the vehicles miss a crow's prize item, the crow...
Crows, voles a far cry from real pests

...changing them. While crows and voles may leave...would be pest. A crow might slightly disturb...John Lindauer. No crow or vole has ever made...wall, have they? Crows and voles have no...screaming of a murder of crows would be lilting music...we aren't. The crow is not a pest; think...
Ravens, crows, jays winter over

...documented, such as that of a crow being attacked by a man with a stick. The crow's cries summoned others...predators by jays and crows is a common phenomenon...It is common to see crows using rock, sidewalk...sounds. Twenty-three crow vocalizations have been...
On the Trails: Kingfishers, Dollies, crows can be found on Fish Creek Trail

...colony of nesting northwestern crows, raising their noisy, blue-eyed...smorgasbord of tasty morsels for young crows. Dense beds of blue mussels lie out in the intertidal, and a crow can wrest them from their threadlike...often lie buried in the sand. Crows know how to find them and have...


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