Crow visits man in HDB flat regularly for pets & snacks - The Independent Singapore News

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“Crows are highly intelligent, and they do recognise people. If you treat them with respect and love, they will give the same back to you!” said James, who is a friend to the crow.

Singapore — A man in Singapore found himself a new companion in the form of a young crow dropping by his Housing and Development Board flat to be petted and for some snacks.Singapore Incidents Facebook pageThe individual said that at first, he would only give the visitor some food such as bread and peanuts.

Soon enough, the bird would drop by more frequently “just to hang around” before proceeding with his “crow life.”Photo: TikTok screengrab/ahchiangthecrow He first discovered that the bird’s feathers got puffy when he placed a finger by the window before reaching the level of physical rubs. The crow would also lean towards his friend in expectation.The crow enjoys pets so much that he would puff up and show his back, expecting more rubs.“Crows are highly intelligent, and they do recognise people. If you treat them with respect and love, they will give the same back to you!” Mr James noted., which is the name he gave to his new friend.

In a more recent video, it appears that Ah Chiang the crow targeted his friend’s lighter. “So cute; I think he wants you to quit vaping, bro,” said a netizen.“Ah Chiang is working for HSA ,” added another netizen jokingly.Mr James reiterated that he does not own Ah Chiang as a pet. “He is a wild crow whom I have forged a bond with over many months. For some reason, he has an interest in me and considers me his friend. He often visits me almost daily at the same timing.

In other news, a group of crows was caught on camera sticking to their more mischievous nature and disturbing a pair of otters grooming themselves at Pandan Reservoir. /TISG


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