Crows and Ravens

POTD: Thirst

Thirst
Livingston, Montana
2011

A crow gets a drink from a fountain in the park. Crows are smart birds, capable of amazing things. So, was this crow just drinking from a leaking faucet or was it actually turning the knob? Hard to say.

POTD: Off the Grid

Off the Grid
Bozeman, Montana
2010

Crows and ravens seem to have as much affinity for power poles as eagles and hawks do, but while I’ve read about there being problems with eagles and hawks getting electrocuted on power lines, I don’t recall hearing about a similar problem with corvids. Maybe corvids know more about electricity than raptors do, or it could just be media bias.

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