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Intelligent Raven

As I noted in a previous post (Raven Antics 05-04-20), common ravens (Corvis corax) and other members of the Corvid Family are noted for their intelligence, adaptability, and mischievous natures. The raven with a distinctive call, sounding as though it … Continue reading

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Common Raven Nest

Common ravens (Corvus corax) usually build their nests on a ledge on a rocky cliff or high in a tall tree (especially conifers). These remarkably adaptable birds have learned to also build nests in and on human structures. With new … Continue reading

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Raven Antics

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Common ravens (Corvus corax) are noted for their intelligence, adaptability and mischievous natures. They rank among chimpanzees, dolphins and human 4-year olds in problem solving. Ravens will taunt and mock other creatures. They also make “toys” to play alone or … Continue reading

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Raven Relationships

While photographing wildflowers on the California Coast (Dry Lagoon Beach in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park) in May, a common raven (Corvus corax) was very interested in our activities. The raven followed Leonard and me around and closely watched our … Continue reading

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The Eagle and the Raven

While driving along County Road 87 to the west of Adin CA (Modoc County), Leonard and I noticed what, to us, was an unusual sight. On two adjacent fence posts sat a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and a common raven … Continue reading

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