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Common Raven - Inspiration for Poe

Common Raven - Inspiration for Poe Social Studies Poetry Visual Arts Nineteenth Century Life

Ravens live throughout the Northern Hemisphere.  This photo - of a "Common Raven" in Bodega Head State Park - is an example of this black, ubiquitous and sometimes flock-feeding bird.

Thanks to PBS videos, we can watch ravens display various aspects of their personalities:

Intelligence

Meddlesomeness

Interference (with golf games!)

Love of snow

Click on the image for a better view.


Media Credits

Photo of Common Raven by David Hofmann, online courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

License:  This photo is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 License. In short:  You are free to share and make derivative works of it under the conditions that you appropriately attribute it, and that you distribute it only under a license identical to this one.

 

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