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Life with Charlie Bird

Photo by Debbie Bradley

A Lake of Bays woman takes an orphaned raven into her heart
Story by Pamela Steel

No one knows if Charlie fell or was pushed.

Lynn Boothby was working in her garden on Poverty Lane in Lake of Bays on May 10 when two angry ravens began to swoop down on her.

“I said to myself, I bet there is a baby raven out of the nest,” she says.

There have been ravens on or near the property for 30 years, and a large raven’s nest sits in the tall pines near the garden.

Upon investigation, she found a tiny baby raven in the corner of her woodshed. She called her brother, who carried the baby to the base of the pine…

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