I had a single Australian Raven, at Reynella,
Adelaide Southern suburb, from ten to five years ago (ie, for five years, on and
off): it flocked with the Little Ravens. Had I not seen its unusual behavior on
the very day that I believe that it escaped, I could have taken it for a vagrant
bird. It is probably only 80km to the nearest wild population of this
Okay, Bob. I know that there's a (Torresian) crows' nest-site on the
ridge on the north side of Highcrest. I have been within ten feet of this
group of crows, as they come to ground quite often in the Highcrest
Here where I
work in Clayfield (Brisbane), I also live very close to a large
community of Torresian crows. And having just come from three weeks in Sydney
once again, I do believe the different call of the Australian Raven is deeply
embedded in my hearing!
be at Highcrest. Will examine all corvids exactingly over the next few days,
both aurally and according to my books and your account of behaviour/visuals -
and I'll report back Wednesday-ish.