Magpies, Ravens, and Crows--Oh My!

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Magpies, Ravens, and Crows--Oh My!

I'd love to make and trade art featuring corvids (the fancy name for the crow family). I know there are crow lovers out there! Get in touch. CAW!

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Comment by Mail Art Martha on November 6, 2018 at 2:25am

Thank you for your good wishes everybody. My photos were not good, not as that of Sabrina'a crow. What a handsome bird!

Comment by Sabrina S on November 2, 2018 at 10:51pm

Handsome young crow 

Comment by Sabrina S on November 2, 2018 at 10:11pm

Beautiful, Martha!

In the city I live the crows are a bit more tame then at the countryside. So it is possible to feed them, too. When we're walking in the park my husband sometimes brings some nuts with him. And in case he sees a crow he throws a nut on the ground so that the crow can see it. That way we feed several crows so far. Often they call for other crows to come. One day we started with one crow and in the end we were surrounded by 12 of them! It's so cute! 

Comment by BoozyBarb on November 2, 2018 at 9:02pm

Oh Martha, what great pictures and a lovely story. My “crowd” of crows appear daily about 5pm and get noisy when I’m late getting them snacks. They are not too happy about our new kittens, but seem to be getting more comfortable, as they realize the cats can’t get out of our screen patio. Thanks again for sharing.

Comment by Jan Hodgman on November 2, 2018 at 5:31pm

What a glorious tale, Martha! To a long and satisfying relationship (or not, as the case may be---maybe Just Right in whatever way that unfolds),

from your Zen pal Jan

Comment by Carolyn Cline on November 2, 2018 at 5:11pm

I’m so happy for you! And excited! 

I’m going to have to get some biscuits soon! My stash is gone and now that it’s turning colder, the crows will be scouting from the big tree across the street. I see them everywhere when I’m out walking.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on November 2, 2018 at 1:11pm

Many years after my crow friend disappeared, today I had a lovely experience. Coming back from the High Street I passed the patch of grass where he used to be waiting for his biscuits and a young crow was strutting there, as if he owned the place. So I threw a handful of biscuits on the grass and the crow flew away, so disappointing... But! I had to go back to the shops later and the crow flew past me and landed not far. I had changed my coat, and still it recognised me! Unfortunately I did not have biscuits in the pocket now.  Of course, I run home, got a handful of the dog biscuits I keep for foxes and others and run back. It was on top of a tree and came down to eat but only when I moved a bit away. It is the first time we have hooked and I am looking forward to a long and happy relationship.

This is the Old Crow, photos of my new friend will follow. 

Comment by Sabrina S on October 1, 2018 at 7:39pm

Thank you, Carolyn. :)

Comment by Kayenderes on September 29, 2018 at 7:02pm

Love all small

prints and 3 is our 3 sisters and also legend I will swap for. and make you pin cushions

Comment by Kayenderes on September 29, 2018 at 7:01pm

I will make you pin cushions of 3 Sisters if you swap me with these fabrics of beans, squash and corn       thank you so.

 

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