Site Problems Fixed (we hope)

Site Problems Fixed (we hope)

Dear Readers, We are very sorry for any scare caused by the Google Blocker some of you may be seeing. Google does this as a precaution when vulnerabilities are found in a website. In our case, we believe the new update of WordPress from our host was compromised, and so when it installed to our site it allowed some javascript to be injected in our index that would have tried to redirect those of you trying to view some posts to the hacker’s...

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One Hot Crow

One Hot Crow

It reached a seasonal high of 37 today in Croatia (that is about 99F) and was not much cooler in the shade.  There has not been a single caw past 10am until this moment as the sun heads down. For anyone who has wondered what crows do in the heat, the answer is chill out in the coolest tree they can find, and sometimes on a newly wet garden.  Crows also pant by holding their beak slightly open, and will raise up their wings to let their...

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Site Updates Plus How to Get Prints

Site Updates Plus How to Get Prints

There has been a lot going on in AvesNoirLand! We have updated the site here and there to make it run a little smoother for those of you on hand-helds, and have launched our full Facebook portlet. The portlet gives you a sneak peek at featured content monthly and gives you an easy way to access several key features here at avesnoir.com that you would otherwise miss if you just read our wall. We also received a question regarding how to purchase...

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AvesNoir Reader Survey

AvesNoir Reader Survey

Since our launch earlier this year, we have been truly impressed with the number of corvid lovers all over the world who visit us, and flattered by the kind words and praise you send us.  As a result, we are inspired to make Aves Noir even better. Have you got a few minutes to spare?  To make Aves Noir the best it can be, we would like to ask you a few questions about you and your interests in a 20 question survey. Our survey is secure and...

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Derrick Coyle – The King Raven

Derrick Coyle – The King Raven

61 year old Derrick Coyle’s working day starts at the crack of dawn – literally – when he greets each of his ravens by name, letting them out of the cages where they spend the night. As he opens each door, the impressive birds half fly, half scurry out, reclaiming their territories on the Tower of London’s greens, hours before the first visitors come through the gates. The next hour or so is spent checking on the ravens,...

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