• Old Crow Distillery Company: Old Crow

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Well, it's happened again - my first bird of the year was a crow. This year it was an American Crow , though at home in Albany, New York, it's just as likely to be - and has been in the past - a Fish Crow .
    It's all very inevitable, really. All winter long, large mixed flocks of crows stream over my home on their way from their downtown roosts out to feed in the farm fields outside of the city. They begin their outbound journey just before sunrise on most day, and New Year's Day is no exception. Even as I lie in bed with the blinds drawn and the windows closed , I can hear them as they...
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