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Tony Angell on the Raven

Do they share jokes?
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Tony Angell reflects: "It's a cloudless summer day as I listen to ravens behind me in the woods. There's an endless repertoire of croaks, krawks, barks, yelps, and yodels. Other ravens across the bay respond in kind, and I imagine that this is a day of poetry and perhaps a few jokes shared between clans of these birds." There's more to learn at TonyAngell.net.

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Reflecting Upon Ravens
An interview with Tony Angell

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[Croak, krawks…of ravens]

Come along, as Tony Angell, author of the book “Puget Sound — Through An Artist’s Eye” reflects upon ravens. 

It’s a cloudless summer day as I listen to ravens behind me in the woods.  There’s an endless repertoire of croaks, krawks, barks, yelps, and yodels.  Other ravens across the bay respond in kind, and I imagine that this is a day of poetry and perhaps a few jokes shared between clans of these birds.

My imagination really runs with that, because as I think about it sounds very much like a conversation…..

To learn more about Tony Angell and his book, come to BirdNote.org.

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Calls of the Common Raven provided by The Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York. Recorded by R.S. Little
Ambient recorded on Lopez Island by C. Peterson
BirdNote’s theme music was composed and played by Nancy Rumbel and John Kessler.
Producer: John Kessler
Executive Producer: Chris Peterson
© 2016 Tune In to Nature.org     July 2012/2017     Narrator: Mary McCann

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