ONE always associates the Raven (Corvus corax) with extreme intelligence, but not so a pair (or its yearly successors, for many are destroyed round here by gamekeepers, etc.) that breed in a secluded Denbighshire gorge, not many miles away from my home. There is one particular ledge, under a very pronounced overhang, which is preferred for the nest above all others, as it is always first choice o...

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