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Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

American Society of Crows and Ravens (A.S.C.A.R.)
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. Audio: “The Raven”
Streaming audio of actor Basil Rathbone reading Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven.”

General Crow/Raven Info.
Information on raven and crow classification, diet, vocalizations, and courtship rituals.

Common Raven
In addition to general facts about ravens, this site features audio of raven calls.

A Glimpse into the World of Ravens
Raven information from

Raven in Mythology
Article focusing on the raven’s place in mythology.

Lloyd and Rose Buck – Bird Specialists
Rose Buck is featured in RAVENS as an owner and trainer of ravens and other birds.


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.



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