Heinrich spends hundreds of loving hours feeding roadkill fragments to endlessly hungry raven chicks, and cold days in blinds watching wild ravens squabble and frolic. He is a passionate fan of his "wolf-birds," a name he gave them when he made the central discovery of the book: that ravens in Yellowstone National Park are dependent on wolves to kill for them. Mind of the Raven offers inspiring insight into both the lives of ravens and the mind of a truly gifted scientist. --Therese Littleton --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I purchased this book, thinking that it would enthrall me. The first chapter deeply disturbed me, as I followed Heinrich into the nests of the ravens and "saw" him... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Tamalyn Kralman
Enjoyed reading Heinrich's anecdotes of raven behavior and the stories he included from the experience and observations of other biologists and raven lovers. Read morePublished 16 days ago by D.Beyer
A really great book by a biologist nut. Like many of his other books about his speciality.Published 1 month ago by Jonathan C. Webster
One of my favorite books by Bernd Heinrich. If you are interested in details of bird life and lore, then this is a book for you. Ravens Rule!Published 2 months ago by Pamelia D. Strayer
What a wonderful book. Mr. Heinrich knows his stuff and no piece of information is too small to enlighten the reader about these marvelous birds. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Readerrover
I thought that Mind of the Ravens was thorough and compassionate.I am buying several more books on Ravens and I have already ordered Ravens in Winter and World by Heinrich because... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Richard Drown Vincent