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Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Room With a View

As if Fish Crows weren't funny enough — with their "Uhn-Uhn"..."Uh-Huh" calls, we name them "the bird who can't make up its mind." Add to this a funny nesting place.

We're sitting drinking coffee and all of a sudden we see a Fish Crow fly in with nesting material in its bill and disappear into our neighbor's covered chimney! We look at one another thinking simultaneously, "did you see what I just saw....they're building a nest in there!!"

Evidently there is enough space for a Fish Crow nest, a nice roof over their heads and a great view of the surrounding area. They can probably see the ocean from there. Wonder what their real estate taxes will be.

Fish Crow photos © Lillian Stokes, 2006

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