Maybe this photo resolves the American Crow/Northwestern Crow conundrum, once and for all:

American Crow Against American Flag

Ballard Locks – Seattle, Washington

I suspect that any Pledge of Allegiance here is to Corvid Nation.

Check out my post Crows on Cairns for a short discussion about what really constitutes “American” or “Northwestern” when it comes to corvids.

Photographed at the Ballard Locks with the Olympus OM-D E-M5 and Lumix 100-300mm lens