Determining the exact location of a crow nest is a difficult task, as this normally conspicuous bird becomes quite secretive when building and maintaining its nursery. It is in early April, when adults are seen transporting nesting material, that a person may be able to determine where a family will be setting up housekeeping for the coming season.
“That’s a downy. No wait, it’s a hairy – definitely a hairy. Well, hang on…maybe it is a downy.” I admit it: I’ve had this happen to me more than once.