Ravens in Winter

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Vintage Books, 1991 - Science - 379 pages
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Why should ravens--which are usually solitary birds--share valuable food in the dead of winter? How clever are these birds? Do they have a language? These are some of the riddles that noted sociobiologist Bernd Heinrich, author of Bumblebee Economics and winner of the John Burroughs Medal, explores in this intriguing book. 16 pages of drawings.

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A correction that nobody will care about: The author says that "Ravenstone" was an old English word for a place of execution. According to the Oxford English Dictionary no such word appears in English ... Read full review

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25th anniversary reissue of a book about solving a riddle of the common raven. The research took over 1000 hours in the course of four winters in Maine. The author was motivated by the possibility of ... Read full review

Contents

Ravens at a Moose
41
Ravens as Hunters and Scavengers
48
Calling in CarcassOpeners?
58
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