Burying food in the loose soil.
At 4:45 pm about 100 crows flew northwest. Count is an estimate.
Dark black and at times large. Loud "caw" call and flocking in large groups.
Los Padres National Forest
Kern County, California
15 October 2016
Corvidae is a cosmopolitan family of oscine passerine birds that contains the crows, ravens, rooks, jackdaws, jays, magpies, treepies, choughs and nutcrackers. The common English names used are corvids (more technically) or the crow family (more informally), and there are over 120 species. The genus Corvus, including the jackdaws, crows and ravens, makes up over a third of the entire family.