Aves Noir in October

In case you missed something, here is what went on in October. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for exclusive links and anecdotes, and to get involved in the conversation! Want to receive our monthly digest in your inbox? Sign up for our newsletter over there on the right-> Film Noir – Creepy Corvid Movies If it is raining and gloomy where you are, then it is time to snuggle up in your favorite blanket, make some popcorn, and...

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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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June Reflections

June Reflections

What do you do when the weather is so hot you can’t stand it? Why, find some shade! This month’s featured creature is the Jungle Crow, which we felt perfectly represents the sweltering quality of the northern hemisphere this month. Before we head into July full-speed, enjoy your holiday by checking out some of our June posts you may have missed: June Featured Creature: Jackdaw Mini-crows with a flair for purple plumage and...

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May Reflections

May Reflections

Summer is here, but it sure doesn’t feel like it! What is up with all the rain? Enjoy some of our cawtastic posts from this past month: John Marzluff, Professor of Wildlife Science at the University of Washington, began his career researching the social behavior and ecology of jays and ravens. In this post we present a series of lectures lead by John Marzluff to learn about crow ecology, natural history, and behavior. Hear amazing...

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April Reflections

April Reflections

Spring is in full swing, (or autumn for those of you down under) and as you prepare to lay about on this beautiful weekend no matter where you are in the world, enjoy some of our more insightful posts from this past month: Mythological Ravens For centuries the corvids, ravens and crows in particular (corvus corax is the Latin name for the common raven and corvus corone for the carrion and hooded crows), have had a special place in the mythology...

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March Reflections

March Reflections

As you ease into your long weekend, take a moment to enjoy some of our more reflective and  educational articles from the past month… Raven Minimalism in 5 Steps How just one thing in our daily lives can help us be more present. The American Crow Learn a little about this amazing bird and the experience which started everything. Ravens in Native American Culture . ….as well as a few of the most...

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