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Old 01-08-2012, 09:29 PM   #2026
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Ok so what's the difference between ravens and crows?

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Ravens are bigger, and the tails are different. Tails on crows are more squared off and ravens are spade shaped.

Tom I had to look up that "Dunlin" one. Like my bird book.
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Old 01-08-2012, 11:28 PM   #2027
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Old 01-09-2012, 08:12 AM   #2028
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Ravens are bigger, and the tails are different. Tails on crows are more squared off and ravens are spade shaped.

Tom I had to look up that "Dunlin" one. Like my bird book.


Also, if you ever hear a raven, you'll know its not a crow: beautiful vocalizations !
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Old 01-09-2012, 11:55 AM   #2029
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I don't know much about either bird other than ravens are pretty danged smart. They know how to unzip and unbuckle tank/gear bags. Those little buggers in Yellowstone are quick too.
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Old 01-09-2012, 12:33 PM   #2030
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Old 01-09-2012, 02:13 PM   #2031
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A friend explained it to me this way. Ravens are soaring birds and crows aren't. Which means that ravens flap - flap - - - soar - - - flap - flap.
While crows continually flap.

Much like eagles and hawks etc.

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Old 01-09-2012, 03:09 PM   #2032
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A friend explained it to me this way. Ravens are soaring birds and crows aren't. Which means that ravens flap - flap - - - soar - - - flap - flap.
While crows continually flap.

Much like eagles and hawks etc.

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Does anyone know why Crows pack up in the hundreds and fly together?

They've been flying by my house at the exact same time of day headed the same direction for about a week now.


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Old 01-09-2012, 04:32 PM   #2033
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Ravens taste better too.
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Old 01-09-2012, 05:07 PM   #2034
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Ravens taste better too.
http://www.blackravenbrewing.com/

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Old 01-09-2012, 05:56 PM   #2036
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Left the bike at home yesterday and opted for a hike in the snow up to Mirror Lake.

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Old 01-09-2012, 08:16 PM   #2037
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Are there cross country trails ? Where do you park?
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Old 01-09-2012, 08:32 PM   #2038
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Left the bike at home yesterday and opted for a hike in the snow up to Mirror Lake.


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Old 01-09-2012, 10:20 PM   #2039
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Are there cross country trails ? Where do you park?
I dont think you would want to cc ski into there.
Lots of switch backs.
Most people snow shoe in but conditions were so good we just hiked.
You park right at the trail head on the SW side of the road (HY26) just before Government Camp.

If you want to take the longer trip, after the lake you can head up to the top of Tom Dick and Harry Mt.
It sits just West of the lake and is an extra 1 1/2 mile up, making the whole trip a total of 6 miles with 1,700 ft elevation gain.

We hit the top at 2 pm on Sun and it was like summer up there.
Great views and well worth the extra effort

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