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An Ode To Twitter’s Best Crow Parody Account

The laconic @streetcrow has decided to stop tweeting as a bird. He will be missed.

If you weren’t following Streetcrow, you were missing out on one of Twitter’s simplest and most satisfying Twitter accounts. Whether tearing the flesh from tiny rodents or preening followers, he tweeted with grace and nobility.

2. Mostly he just let us know what he was up to.

5. Often he was timely.

Rat. Peanut. French fry. Coconut bun. Rat #5ThingsOnMyChristmasList

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Mimic @IKEAmonkey http://t.co/NFW4M9W8

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

9. Sometimes he got political.

Vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote vote. Obama

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Pace pace pace pace pace. Turn. Pace pace pace pace pace. Turn. Pace pace pace pace pace. Turn. Pace pace pace pace. Stare #election2012

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Curb. Avoid discarded Romney

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

12. He celebrated the holidays.

Nudge closet door. Fly fly fly fly fly fly fly fly fly fly fly #NationalComingOutDay

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh eh. Take off #happycanadaday

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Raid nest. Nab baby sparrow. Stab stab stab stab stab #happymothersday

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

15. He participated in Twitter trends and hashtag games.

Caw caw caw #ThreeWordsYouWillNeverHearObamaSay

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Caw. Fly. Hunt. Peck. Preen. Stare. Ruffle. Murder. Poo. Sleep #10ThingsIMustDoBeforeIDie

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Caw caw caw caw caw. Caw caw caw caw caw caw caw. Caw caw caw caw caw #haiku

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

18. Above all, he was always wonderful and weird.

Murder. Share dead deer

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Koi pond. Plot. Scheme

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Parking lot. Grab discarded calamari

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

21. And deep.

Think

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Dream

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Be

— streetcrow (@Streetcrow)

Fly proud, gentle Streetcrow, and enjoy life’s greener pastures (anywhere that isn’t Twitter).

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