Monitoring Merthyr’s Raven Roost

April 11, 2011 at 10:06 am Leave a comment

One day in 2000, local naturalist Mark Evans, unexpectedly spotted fifty or so Ravens emerge from a conifer stand he was walking through. Intrigued, he returned a few days later to confirm his theory that these birds were roosting in the area.

Since that first encounter, he has returned each month to count the birds, building a body of evidence showing how this roost fluctuates in numbers through the year and changed over the decade.

Read more about Mark and ‘his Ravens’ at Counting Crows.

Corvus corax / Corvo imperiale

Corvus corax / Corvo imperiale by quelea1945, on Flickr


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Grants Assist Welsh Raptor Studies State of Birds in Wales, 2010

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