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The crows by Sue H. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 5:54pm The birds in the garden are thronging around my recently filled feeders this morning. There are about 35 chaffinches (which are my sparrow equivalent) along with the usual array of blue, great and coal tits, greenfinches, siskins, nuthatches and the woodpeckers. Here is a shot of one of my woodpeckers at the nut feeder. Thanks Pete for send ... Read on »
American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) and potential spreading of CWD through feces of digested infectious carcases by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 Nov 2009 10:00pm Could Crows Play a Role in Spreading CWD was presented by Dr. Kurt VerCauteren, NWRC, WS-APHIS- USDA. From the first observations (40 years ago) of CWD in mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) and Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) in Northern Colorado, the disease has been identified in an increasing geographic area. Mechanisms for the spr ... Read on »
Prion Remains Infectious after Passage through Digestive System of American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Oct 2012 10:08pm Prion Remains Infectious after Passage through Digestive System of American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) Gregory E. Phillips, Justin W. Fischer United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, ... Read on »
Could avian scavengers translocate infectious prions to disease-free areas initiating new foci of chronic wasting disease? by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Jul 2013 1:41pm Prion. 2013 Jul 3;7(4). [Epub ahead of print]   Could avian scavengers translocate infectious prions to disease-free areas initiating new foci of chronic wasting disease?   Fischer JW, Phillips GE, Nichols TA, Vercauteren KC. Source United States Department of Agriculture; Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; Wildlife Se ... Read on »
Book Roundup Wednesday: Books About Birds by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 7:47pm Every Wednesday, we review a selection of new and upcoming books addressing a specific aspect of environmentalism. This week, we sifted through the vast selection of bird-themed books to find the most compelling stories about birds, people, and the environment: Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness (by Lyanda Lynn Haupt, $ ... Read on »
The Fox and the Crow by beatsbydre0028 Posted Mon 29 Oct 2012 7:24am A Fox once saw a Crow fly off with a piece of cheese in its beak and settle on a branch of a tree. "That's for me, as I am a Fox," said Master Reynard, and he walked up to the foot of the tree. "Good-day, Mistress Crow," beats dre he cried. "How well you are looking to-day: how glossy your feathers; how bright your eye. I feel sure your voice m ... Read on »
Crow brings Daylight by Ruth K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:13pm January usually has a fair number of bright and sunny days, but I have counted only two clear days this month. At least we get daylight in shades of grey, unlike those in the far north where winter darkness lasts for months. American Crows are not a popular bird but this native species is highly intelligent and was a common subject of lege ... Read on »
We're Not So Unique: Research Shows Birds Have Human Qualities by Sally Kneidel Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 12:24am Crows using tools to probe for food Birds make tools - they even show handedness in making and using tools. In the Oct 6 issue of Science News, there's an article about crows fitted with tiny "crittercams" that record the crows' use of plant stems to probe for food. These crows, from a South Pacific island, make several type ... Read on »
Because Cheap Ray Ban raining rain hold by huangxiuqing0721 Posted Mon 29 Apr 2013 10:24am a dream a man can give a woman a woman for a man shave beard, fill your empty heart with happiness intoxicated, walking arm around the shoulder change is the resentment and blame. JunXin beauty tears, walking in the campus everywhere smell crow bird" warbler of putting flowers; More Wu Rong "full trees and jiao brilliant red, went to the sout ... Read on »
LIVE. LOVE. CROW. by trust358 Posted Tue 07 Aug 2012 2:04pm i'm not sure how it began. or when exactly. this obsession with crows. i think it started as a joke. and now i collect them. and i'm not a collector. not at all. but i make an exception for crows. they are scattered through out my home. my 3 favourites are prominently displayed on my fireplace mantel.  i love crows. i don't know w ... Read on »