I often chat with the ravens who live in Raven Ridge Natural Area.
Raven is (not surprisingly) one of my totems as well, and they can be
very responsive to my overtures. I recommend others try it. It's
quite special when they talk back.
On Nov 27, 2012, at 8:43 AM, Sue Wetmore wrote:
> According in native American lore my totem is a raven. Yesterday
> while out on Hollow Rd. I carried on a converstion with one of the
> ravens. It was calling so
> I responded and the bird abruptly turned and circled over me----we
> continued in this fashion for about 2 minutes when it finally
> figured out I wasn't another raven. It gave alarm calls and left.
> Must have been something I said!
> I am, always for the birds,
> Sue Wetmore
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> Subject: eBird Report - Hollow Rd., Brandon, Nov 26, 2012
> Hollow Rd., Brandon, Rutland, US-VT
> Nov 26, 2012 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 2.0 mile(s)
> 7 species
> Red-tailed Hawk 1
> Downy Woodpecker 1
> Hairy Woodpecker 2
> Common Raven 2
> Black-capped Chickadee 9
> Northern Cardinal 2
> Common Redpoll 3
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