Mind of the Raven

  • by Bernd Heinrich
  • Narrated by Norman Dietz
  • 16 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Bernd Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can be spied on only by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father", as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies their daily routines and, in the process, paints a vivid picture of the ravens' world.
At the heart of this book are Heinrich's love and respect for these complex and engaging creatures, and through his keen observation and analysis we become their intimates, too. Heinrich's passion for ravens has led him around the world in his research. Mind of the Raven follows an exotic journey - from New England to Germany, and from Montana to Baffin Island in the High Arctic - offering dazzling accounts of how science works in the field, filtered through the eyes of a passionate observer of nature. Each new discovery and insight into raven behavior is thrilling, at once lyrical and scientific.

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Great book if you adore corvids

Only a short review. Great book and it comes with huge insight. However, the narrator's voice is really slow and annoying. It is partially solvable by speeding up the playback to 1. 25 or even 1. 5 faster.
I'd still recommend this to anyone who loves crows and ravens.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-06-2016
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio