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Crow Nest

Corvus brachyrhynchos


This crow built its nest in a Best Buy sign along US Hwy 101 in San Carlos, CA.


Best Buy sign along US Hwy 101 in San Carlos, CA.


Crows form the genus Corvus in the family Corvidae. Ranging in size from the relatively small pigeon-size jackdaws (Eurasian and Daurian) to the Common Raven of the Holarctic region and Thick-billed Raven of the highlands of Ethiopia, the 40 or so members of this genus occur on all temperate continents (except South America) and several offshore and oceanic islands (except for a few, which included Hawaii, which had the Hawaiian crow that went extinct in the wild in 2002). In the United States and Canada, the word "crow" is used to refer to the American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos. Wikipedia

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misako 5 years ago

@DanineCozzens: I also saw it from the freeway and made my over to the store to take a photo. Where do the crown nest in your neighborhood?

DanineCozzens 5 years ago

Thanks for posting this photo! My husband thought he saw a nest from the freeway while mired in rush-hour traffic. Crows are taking over the neighborhood.

San Mateo, California, USA

Lat: 37.50, Long: -122.25

Spotted on May 21, 2012
Submitted on May 23, 2012


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