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Old 02-14-2017, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Quasimodem View Post
Do crows have the ability to mimick human speech like a Minah?
Yes. My dad had a crow that could say "Bob crows hot."

Originally Posted by Colibri View Post
I even saw one site that mentioned a Blue Jay that was able to talk, although it could say only one word.
I don't know about talking - ours never learned it. But they are pretty good mimics. Our crow and blue jay would mimic each other. The blue jay would sound like a crow way across the yard up in a tree, and our crow would sound like a 40 lb blue jay.

Originally Posted by Quasimodem View Post
So this is day two and I put out those Wild Hog Sausage scraps which, if the weather were warmer would probably get rancid after a few days.
Crows are scavengers, rancid helps them find it.