This is a post from my “Gypsy Life” blog. The blog I created when we were travelling. It has now been retired as we are no longer Grey Nomads.
This post dates back to February 2016. Back then there were dozens of crows in this area. They nested in a huge gum tree across the road and their raucous cawing woke us at sunrise and drove us crazy. But then, inexplicably, they disappeared, with the exception of two. They stayed around a while longer. Here’s one of them having a bath. Then they disappeared too. I have no idea where they went. It is over a year since we’ve seen any crows around here.
Tracy Reflections of An Untidy Mind has recently started a challenge and invited bloggers to post any Corvid (crow) photos they may have lurking around in their archives. This is the one and only one I have Tracy, and as there are no crows around here now this will just be a one off involvement in your challenge. But I will keep an eye on what other people have to share with you.
The recent heavy rain has filled the bird bath and this crow is having a great time splashing around.
He looks up, I wonder if he has heard me…
I keep very still, then he carries on with his morning ablutions.
Hopping out he has a shake, droplets of water slide off his glossy feathers…
Then, refreshed and glossy, he takes off for his day’s activities.