Quick one - Sketched by using Wacom tablet few years ago.
Few tings comes to my mind when i think of these HOUSE CROWS
Once my wife said ’ there are no crows in jabalpur (where she lived for many years). i said WHAT?. I’m still not totally convinced. I always had the impression that these House Crows are as common as trees in India.
These birds are believed to be a messenger of spirit of ancestors.
I guess the most basic fact is that they originally come from India and south-east Asia. Yes, they eat rubbish (lots of it too).
They say, This clever bird is part of a group that is considered to be amongst the most intelligent animals in the world.
R K Laxman’s and his fascination for crows is well known, he painted hundreds of crows, singly and in groups, from near and far, and in many moods, often appeared in a corner of his cartoons.
I remember this beautiful line from a great Tamil poet Subramanya Bharathi in his ‘Paapa Paatu’ collections… ஏந்தித் திருடுமந்த காக்காய் - அதற்க்கு இர்ரகப் படவேண்டும் பாப்பா …