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Wed, 7 Feb 2018 16:34:58 -0500
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Great photos. Your report reminds me of Bernd Heinrich's wonderful book The
Mind of the Raven wherein he describes attracting ravens with a cow(?)
carcass.

Hilke Breder
Brattleboro

On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 2:31 PM, Kent McFarland <[log in to unmask]>
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> Kyle Jones alerted me to a deer carcass in a field on the south end of
> Prosper Road in Woodstock with a bunch of ravens on it. He wasn't able to
> get a good count at the time, so I visited it. They were shy and flew up
> upon approach by car, but Liza Morse and I were able to get a good count.
> There were 27 of them! Not sure I have ever had that many at one spot like
> that. Check out the images on our Vermont eBird checklist at
> https://ebird.org/vt/view/checklist/S42565205. It was quite a spectacle in
> the snow storm!
>
> Kent
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> Kent McFarland
> Vermont Center for Ecostudies
> PO Box 420 | Norwich, Vermont 05055
> 802.649.1431 x201
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> <http://vtecostudies.org/>
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