The Crows Saw It First

American crows watch from a roof (photo from Wikimedia Commons)

13 December 2021

If something doesn’t look right, crows are quick to point it out and warn each other.

Ten years ago Pittsburgh’s winter flock saw something very disturbing and circled above it in the half light before dawn. “Watch out! Watch out! It’s dead! Watch out!”

Three hours later a person discovered the disturbing scene. It prompted an investigation.

The crows saw it first. Here’s the story.

(photo from Wikimedia Commons; click on the caption to see the original)

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