05 March 2012

How many birds can fit on the roof of the rectory?

A few minutes ago I returned to the Cathedral rectory after going for a swim and was surprised at what I saw on the roof of the rectory:

The picture, taken on my phone, isn't the greatest and shows a flock of crows (I think, from the sound of them) taking a break, perhaps, on our roof.  Many more birds were there, but flew to a nearby tree when I pulled into the parking lot:

I'm not sure I've ever seen so many crows in one place before.


  1. Dcn. Keith3:19 PM


    Just to set the record straight, there is no such thing as a "flock of crows." A grouping of crows is called a "murder". That's right... A murder of crows.

    Cool, huh?

  2. Thanks a little creepy. Thanks for the clarification!

  3. GirlCanChant4:38 AM

    It's probably a good thing you didn't know they were a murder when you saw them.

    Did you feel like you were in a Hitchcock movie?