Crows are symbolic of community, intelligence, and generations. Crows are all of these in life. Lucifer would use these as a metaphor for any of the reasons that I have listed. However, you say these are dead crows observed whilst on walks. The dead crow beside the roadway could indicate a stopping point in your current journey but is more likely to represent a new path opportunity and growth. A crow that has died in the forest could imply either an old way of life ending or the start of a new life in a different community.
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