I've heard crows collect shiny trinkets. Is this right?


I believe most corvids (including crows, ravens, blue jays, magpies, etc.) have artistic eyes and like to gather bright, shiny, colorful things. I don't know what they do with them, since I've never looked inside a nest to see how they've decorated. "Nesting" is the term we use, and it applies to both corvids and many humans!

Updated on March 10, 2018

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How to Make Friends With Crows
By Joanna