Town Raven

Town Raven
In flight


This is a diary, or rather, field notes written up each day, with the latest entry at the top.

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Then read the current diary entries from the bottom up as well.

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Location Map

Location Map
This shows where we walk and meet the ravens
The yellow and pink squiggly lines are two walks we take. The yellow one is the one we usually do. The squigglyness indicates how Madame visits her several important sniffing check-points!
We stop several times to feed the ravens, and you can see where they come from.

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Tuesday, 30 March 2010

March 30th

It was mild this morning, but grey, slightly damp, and there was no sun. Because of the rain yesterday, the ground was very muddy. We left the house at 7.20 a.m. - which, for the ravens, was again 6.20 a.m., seeing that they don't use our clocks!

So it did not surprise me that we didn't hear any raven calls, nor did we notice any ravens in any of the tree tops.
We walked up to the enclosure in the big field, but the quarry pair did not appear.
Then we walked on, into the ravens field - no ravens until we were right at the enclosure. Then the young pair appeared, sitting on the fence posts.

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