We have a Fish Crow that has been calling for over a
week now in our Joplin, Jasper County, backyard.
Our residence is a fairly dense oak and mixed woodland
of course, mowed yards. I have observed two FICR
recently in the area, but, not the backyard.
In the old days of Atlas work I would place this bird
Probable Code T: "...singing male present...singing
a variety of perches...a week or more apart...."
Missouri Breeding Bird Atlas - 1986-1992. (Jacobs and
Don't ask. I don't have the nerve to even ask for
to meander around the neighbors' back yards - with or
binoculars - to go look for a bird or a nest site.
I first started observing FICR here in the mid to late
Today - 15 years later - they are a common Spring, Summer,
Larry Herbert, Joplin, Jasper County, MO.
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