Mainely Phenology 3/31/18

Producers/Hosts: Hazel Stark and Joe Horn

Ravens

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January and February had owls calling solemnly to mates in the deep freezes of winter nights and coyotes courting in secluded dens of forest and field. For ravens, this process takes months of congregating, pairing off, courting, rebuilding old nests, and then eventually laying and caring for a clutch of eggs and young. This time of year, ravens are revisiting their old haunts to spruce up their old nests and preparing for laying eggs.

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