Ravens
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

American Society of Crows and Ravens (A.S.C.A.R.)
http://www.ascaronline.org/
The American Society of Crows and Ravens Web site offers a general overview of raven behavior and diet, a list of crow-related links, and an informative FAQ page.

Salon.com Audio: “The Raven”
http://archive.salon.com/audio/poetry/2000/10/31/poe/index.html
Streaming audio of actor Basil Rathbone reading Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven.”

General Crow/Raven Info.
http://www.angelfire.com/id/ravensknowledge/crowfacts.html
Information on raven and crow classification, diet, vocalizations, and courtship rituals.

Common Raven
http://www.enature.com/fieldguides/detail.asp?recnum=BD0024
In addition to general facts about ravens, this site features audio of raven calls.

A Glimpse into the World of Ravens
http://birding.about.com/library/weekly/aa101899.htm
Raven information from About.com.

Raven in Mythology
http://www.ravenfamily.org/nascakiyetl/obs/rav1.html
Article focusing on the raven’s place in mythology.

Lloyd and Rose Buck – Bird Specialists
http://www.lloydbuck.co.uk/
Rose Buck is featured in RAVENS as an owner and trainer of ravens and other birds.

Books

Angell, Tony. RAVENS, CROWS, MAGPIES, AND JAYS. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1978.

Goodchild, Peter, ed. RAVEN TALES. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1991.

Feher-Elston, Catherine. RAVENSONG: A NATURAL AND FABULOUS HISTORY OF RAVENS AND CROWS. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland, 1991.

Fitzharris, Tim. SOARING WITH RAVENS. San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1995.

Heinrich, Bernd. RAVENS IN WINTER. New York: Vintage, 1991.

McDermott, Gerald. RAVEN: A TRICKSTER TALE FROM THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993.

Ratcliffe, Derek. THE RAVEN: A NATURAL HISTORY IN BRITAIN AND IRELAND. London: T & A D Poyser, 1997.

Reid, Bill and Robert Bringhurst. THE RAVEN STEALS THE LIGHT. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1988.

Savage, Candace. BIRD BRAINS: THE INTELLIGENCE OF CROWS, RAVENS, MAGPIES, AND JAYS. San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1995.

  • Roberta Gubbins

    Love the raven videos. I am a docent at our local zoo and am interested in enrichment, in general, and enrichment for the raven, in particular. Any ideas on how we can challenge him and make his life more interesting?

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