Crows, The Misunderstood Black Feathered Bird


Gustabo Escamilla

Crows are just blatantly cool and they get a bad reputation because of their ancient mythology connotations. They’re innocent creatures that also have positive spiritual meanings.

Ancient Mythology Meaning:

  • Crows have been depicted as the mediators between life and death
  • They’re the reincarnation of damned souls
  • Symbolize tragedy in stories such as the heroes death
  • They eat the dead so they’re depicted as birds that embody death

Spiritual Meaning:

  • Cleverness
  • Intelligence
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork and Reciprocity
  • Transformation
  • Psychic Abilities


Crows have been proven to be as smart as a 7-year-old human kid. Crows are able to differentiate humans and remember them so that crow that likes to perch outside your door just really likes you. On the other hand, they also gossip about you to other crows since they remember everything you do, terrifying. They can also problem solve using tools and plan for the future by storing food like other creatures, crows truly are magnificent creatures.