[Tweeters] crows as raptors?

Philip Dickinson pdickins at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 18:54:25 PDT 2016


Not uncommon

Phil Dickinson
Lake Stevens

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> On Jul 6, 2016, at 6:00 PM, James P. Beneteau <beneteau at wavecable.com> wrote:

>

> OK, I know, according to the literature, that ravens may occasionally take small/young birds but I didn't think that crows did. This evening, saw a crow (might have been small raven but don't think so) in the yard and he had apparently attacked a small bird; might have been a young white-crown or gold finch. The crow flew away and the small bird was flapping around obviously seriously injured. In a couple of minutes, the crow came back, grabbed the small bird and flew away.

> There was only the one bird so not a "murder," but still....

>

> Jim Beneteau

> Arlington, Wa

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