Common birds of Snohomish County

March 27, 2012
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Common raven
Habitat: Varied, including mountains and woodlands
Size: Length 24 inches; wingspan 53 inches
Fact: Ravens are intelligent. According to the Cornell Ornithology Lab, they can learn cause and effect. A study showed that they learned the sound of a gunshot, which would attract them to look for a carcass. They ignored similar loud noises.

(Fish and Wildlife Service)

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