Science Photo of the Day #839

Science photo 839

This raven flies back and forth along the cliff behind our house all day long. Why does it fly beside the cliff instead of out in the fields?

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jmlm17 wrote on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 11:31:

maybe his food lives near or on the cliffs

bphodnefield wrote on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 14:46:

Maybe he is building a nest or maybe he has babies already.

jnbythesea wrote on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 21:15:

MAybe it has a nest in the cliff, or there is a food source there, or it the cliff may offer more protection. It looks like he is carrying a rock i his beak, so maybe he is building a nest.