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Corvid, Ummm, Alarm?

In addition to being known for their intelligence, members of the Corvid Family – ravens, crows, jays and magpies – are appreciated by birders for their behaviour when confronted with a predator. Their loud, raucous squawks combined with hopping and jabbing … Continue reading

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Corvid Alarm Notice

It’s a miserable, dark, snowy day here in Calgary. I was enjoying my book and a cup of tea when my corvid alarm went off. As any birdwatcher knows, a flock of screaming crows, magpies and jays generally means there’s … Continue reading

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