Ravens in winter


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Heinrich, Bernd


Keyword(s):
Corvus corax -- Wintering. Corvus corax -- Behavior.


Year:
1989


Pages:
379 p., [16] p. of plates


Publisher:
Summit Books : [Distributed by Simon & Schuster]


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
19886833


Label:
Box 104


Notes:
ill. ; 23 cm. Ravens at a moose -- Ravens as hunters and scavengers -- Calling in carcass-openers? -- Selfish herd? -- Corvid comparison -- What is acceptable evidence? -- Early winter confusion -- Are ravens hawks of doves? -- Raven intelligence -- Short work of two sheep -- Cow -- Loner -- Tame birds from the nest -- Another hypothesis -- Territorial adults and wandering juveniles -- Communal roosts -- Do they come from a roost? -- To catch and mark a raven, or two, or more -- Courting and displays -- Individuals -- Spring surprises -- At the nest -- Raven calls -- Residents keep it all -- Why be brave? -- Tradeoffs and complexities -- Cage raisings -- Last roundups. Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-354) and index. Bernd Heinrich ; illustrations by the author. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: QL696.P2367; Dewey: 598.8/64; NAL: QL696.P2367H45


ISBN:
ISBN: 0671678094; 9780671678098 LCCN: 89-30454


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