[CT Birds] (CT Birds) Re; A little More Owl Info and Crow Hunting Season in Connecticut

Mark Szantyr birddog55 at charter.net
Mon Nov 12 02:55:07 EST 2012


There really is no reason to kill crows, even in the name of manicured lawns. And how succesful are crow hunters at distinguishing fish crows from american crows?  Is there a sanctioned hunting season for Fish Crows in CT? If not, Ii am sure laws are being broken. 
Mark 

On Nov 12, 2012, at 12:03 AM, Timothy L Thompson <twodogs77 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> CT Birds,
> As previously mentioned in this thread, "In Connecticut, Crows may be shot year 
> round", this is not a true statement.  Crow season in CT is divided into two 
> split seasons annually.  First part is from January 1 to February 29 and the 
> second part is October 20 through December 31.  This allows farmers and others 
> to control local populations and reduce crop damage.  I've seen Crows destroy 
> lawns digging and eating earth worms and grubs....continually returning until 
> food source is gone and thereby turning what was a respectible grass field to a 
> brown one.  I've been trying to photograph them and they are not easy to fool, 
> not to mention trying to get a decent exposure on their black shiny feathers.
>  
> TLThompson
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