It’s a Crow Wake

Last weekend, I was working in my office and the crows were doing their morning effort of walnut cracking. It’s really noisy but all of a sudden, a huge outburst from the crows in the neighborhood got my attention. I decided to record it. The neighbors came out of their houses too.

Then, we noticed one of the crows was lying on the ground dead. *sniff* It was heartbreaking. It must have run into the tree in our front lawn as it was tossing walnuts.

Here’s what a crow wake looks like (apologies for my flippant-ness in the video).

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A mother, sister, wife, and daughter who writes, knits, hikes, and practices yoga on the west coast. Loves a zippy chardonnay or a tart margarita!


  1. Ellen Lukasik
    October 15, 2013

    My goodness. What did you or they do with the deceased bird?

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