I took these photos a few minutes apart in Carmel: a red-shouldered hawk and nearby, a proud American crow. I rarely see this beautifully colored hawk perched while crows are everywhere, although it is unusual to see one by itself and willing to pose–I was very close.
Check out the claws! I hope the crow is always friendly. A few years back researchers at the University of Washington released a study showing that crows remember human faces and, consequently, remember who has been naughty or nice to them. I’m in the good guy column, I think, that’s why this American Crow–there areContinue reading “The Crow: Friend of Foe?”