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 love Corvids -- those noisy, annoying pillagers of the bird world. I live in Northern California with a direct view of a small wood that hosts a rookery that expands and... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Jude
This was a great book about a subject I never thought would keep me interested. I couldn't. Put my kindle down and was compelled to read into the wee hours. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Larry Kempf
I wanted anecdotes of human/ raven interactions with some scientific contextualization. Got it in this book. Once it gets too scholarly, I skip ahead.Published 1 month ago by Macho Boy
Well written... Anyone interested in corvids of any stripe will learn much from this book. Good documentation and accuracy.Published 1 month ago by Dan Yeager
Excellent information about Raven's. The author has an amazing knowledge of animals, he has a great way of relaying information in a very understandable wayPublished 2 months ago by Nascar14team
It is a fascinating depiction not only of ravens and their life but also of studying wildlife in general. Written with passion and insight.Published 3 months ago by helena