Wow - The problem might be that crows can do so many calls and make lot of
It would take some kind of special "diagnostic" call I imagine - I wonder if
the fish crow rattle is different enough.
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From: "dan&erika" <danerika@GMAIL.COM>
Sent: Monday, November 07, 2011 9:19 AM
Subject: [mou-net] Fish Crows in Minneapolis????
> Hi All--
> Working on my blog, I serendipitously wrote a post today about the Fish
> Crow. ( http://dantallmansbirdblog.blogspot.com ) Come to discover that
> Fish Crows are found up the Mississippi Valley to St. Louis and
> accidentally into southern Ontario! Fish Crows are moving north. Twice
> this fall I saw or heard odd crows. One was noticeably small but not
> obviously young. Another time I heard crows call like a Fish Crow--this
> was in Updown near 47th street or so. At the time, not knowing that a
> Crow was remotely possible, I wrote the calls off as off-pitch American
> No way I am listing these! But we should be on the alert. The two
> are so similar, I am somewhat puzzled as to how one would tell them apart
> here in Minnesota. I have Fish and American crow calls on the blog.
> Dan or Erika Tallman
> Northfield, Minnesota
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