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We love crows! I live in America, where there are three main breeds of crow, including American Crows, Fish Crows, and Northwestern Crows. They're a bit different from the Common ravens, and other ravens, found in some other parts of the world. Although there are many varieties of each, their diets are fairly similar, so to make it easy for me, I'll call ...


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The real question is what won't ravens or crows eat. Ravens hang out at the garbage dumps and perch on dumpsters, the easiest way to get them to visit your yard would be to leave garbage spread out behind your house, or leave a hunk of rotting meat nailed to a perch of some sort. They will eat pretty much anything. Crows are always in competition with ...


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Crows and ravens are opportunistic foragers, meaning they eat carrion, rodents, steal eggs and nestlings, insects, etc. You will likely find them curious and very cautious (more so than typical "bird feeder visitors"). I have great success finding roadkill deer in the winter, and placing out of sight, using trail camera and/or binoculars to observe. They are ...


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This study (‘Bee Hotels’ as Tools for Native Pollinator Conservation: A Premature Verdict?) conducted on nearly 300 be hotels over three years in Toronto, Canada suggests that more introduced bees and wasps were present in the hotels than native bees. Figure 2 below shows that native bees made up approximately half of the sites occupied and brood cells. ...


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I'd rather not prefer inviting them for food at all. Usually for what I have seen around, crows scare the hell out of small birds like Bulbul, Robin and Sunbirds. They feast on roadside kills, trashed food, whatever that feels eatable to them in a garbage dump, in short, whatever that appears pretty much unhygienic. Considering the hygiene I imagine having ...


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I have been feeding several Ravens for over 8 years the same family every year. They love me and I love them. Here is a list of foods that my Ravens love. Meat Raw or Cooked, they love dairy any pasta with cheese or eggs in it. Tons of peanut butter sandwiches, raw hot dogs, and their personal favorite Pizza. I have witnessed them eating some black oil ...


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As a teen I have helped to raise an orphan (European) crow, which was hand tame when it approached my parents in the local park. Clearly had been fed by humans and was not yet able to eat himself, played with the piece of bread it was offered and opened it bill when my mother had some bread soaked in water on her finger. So she took it home. We were advised ...


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The crows who come daily to our home in Colorado love to eat whole, unroasted and unsalted peanuts. They come over in the mornings and late afternoons on weekdays (seems they have other food source on weekends). They are patient with the squirrel who also comes for peanuts. However, occasionally a blue jay will visit for peanuts and be a bit aggressive ...


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After posting the question a couple of weeks ago I found that a few days later the younger hedgehogs had moved in to the garden behind mine but regularly come back in to my garden just after dark. It looks as if they are fending for themselves fine so I guess if they are self sufficient it was a good time for the mother to move on. After leaving the hedgehog ...


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I started to feed these smart cautious birds a few years ago in my back yard in the winter. In my amazement they are also guardian birds for morning doves. I had watched these crows chase and intervene a hawk in my yard trying to catch a dove. They have done this several times. So I am definitely loving and feeding these amazing birds. What is truly amazing ...


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