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.