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Discovery of species-wide tool use in the Hawaiian crow (Nature)


crow : any of various large usually entirely glossy black passerine birds (family Corvidae and especially genus Corvus) — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary


crow : any of various large usually entirely glossy black passerine birds (family Corvidae and especially genus Corvus). — Wikipedia

Encyclopædia Britannica




Shaping of Hooks in New Caledonian Crows (A. A. S. Weir, J. Chappell, A. Kacelnik, Science, 2002)
Video: Aesop’s Fable – or fact? Meet the world’s cleverest bird (Times Online)


General Information about Crows (All About Birds)
BBC wildlife Finder, Carrion crow

American Crow (All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
Crow Information (Kevin McGowan, Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
Crow FAQ (Kevin McGowan, Cornell Lab of Ornithology)




WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library


Quotations Page





News, NPR Archives





OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form


Song Lyrics


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  • Research team documents first crows to survive...
    on June 22, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    West Nile virus may no longer be a death sentence to crows. In a new study from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, wildlife experts describe successfully treating and releasing five American crows infected with the deadly disease—the first known crows to survive West Nile virus.

  • Light technology recreates 'log castles' to save...
    on June 15, 2022 at 1:01 pm

    Wooden "castles" that house families of endangered Western Spiny-tailed Skinks attract feral and native predators, as Curtin researchers use light-detection technology to re-create their habitat in a potential game-changer for global animal conservation.

  • Wind turbines operating without curtailment kill...
    on June 1, 2022 at 12:46 pm

    Protected and rare bats regularly die at wind turbines (WT). This is why the operation of new wind turbines is temporarily curtailed during periods of high bat activity. Old wind turbines run without curtailment, however. A scientific team led by the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW) has now produced an exemplary estimate of bat fatality rates at such old turbines by systematically recording bat carcasses in the vicinity of the turbines. During two months, 70 bats […]

  • Automated drones could scare birds off...
    on June 1, 2022 at 9:23 am

    In the future, cameras could spot blackbirds feeding on grapes in a vineyard and launch drones to drive off the avian irritants, then return to watch for the next invading flock. All without a human nearby.

  • 'A parrot as a pet is like a toddler who never...
    on May 31, 2022 at 1:47 pm

    "Say 'Polly wants a cracker!'" This classic catchphrase is actually quite an insult to the birds who are among the most intelligent creatures on Earth. One particularly famous example was Harvard-based African gray parrot Alex, who not only developed a vocabulary of over 500 words, but also understood their meaning. But will these fascinating animals survive the impending species crisis?


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