The fifth annual Yakutat Tern Festival kicks off May 28

...speaker is John Marzluff. He is a professor of wildlife science at the University of Washington and author of "In the Company of Crows and Ravens."Forest Service employees are leading field trips, youth activities, and making presentations. Activities include...
On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...other, loafing on the sands. Eagles lined the river banks - we estimated that there could be 1,000 or so. Local ravens and crows scavenged hooligan that were stranded by out-going tides and stashed their prey in the grass or fed them to chicks in the...
Photo: A feast for crows

Crows feed on a discarded salmon backbone on the dock at Harris Harbor on Wednesday. Harold Westman had been fileting the Chum salmon to smoke.
Photo: A murder of crows

Crows sit perched on the second floor balcony of the Juneau Empire building across from the Douglas Island Pink and Chum Macaulay Salmon Hatchery on Wednesday.
Photo: Eagle chase

A crow chases an immature bald eagle away from it's territory on Shaman Island on Thursday.A crow chases an immature bald eagle away from it's territory on Shaman Island on Thursday.
Fifth annual tern festival to welcome Aleutian terns

...Demmert.This year's keynote speaker is John Marzluff, author of several books on birds, among them "In the Company of Crows and Ravens," about the way that people and corvids interact.The $50 festival fee covers most field trips and activities...
Photo: Murder at the beach

A small murder of crows roost on a driftwood log Jan. 27 at the Mariner Park beach in Homer.
Crows, voles a far cry from real pests

...changing them. While crows and voles may leave...would be pest. A crow might slightly disturb...John Lindauer. No crow or vole has ever made...wall, have they? Crows and voles have no...screaming of a murder of crows would be lilting music...we aren't. The crow is not a pest; think...
On the Trails: April - the cruelest month

...Beach area piqued the interest of a couple curious naturalists: ? Crows foraged on a mudflat at low tide, finding very small items and gobbling them down. Later, we saw crows exploring the wrack left by a very high tide, extracting mussels...
Ravens, crows, jays winter over

...documented, such as that of a crow being attacked by a man with a stick. The crow's cries summoned others...predators by jays and crows is a common phenomenon...It is common to see crows using rock, sidewalk...sounds. Twenty-three crow vocalizations have been...


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