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This website is maintained as a public service by the American Society of Crows and Ravens of which more very shortly. Responses are sometimes – but by no means always – made to electronic comments and queries which are received here and prove to be of especial interest to the webmaster. The American Society of […]

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Told by Bil Gilbert and Krishna Roy In many times and places people fascinated with the prowess of crows and ravens have transformed them into magical, supernatural figures who appear in hundreds of legends. So it has been said First Crow or Raven was the principal envoy of the Maker of Life, Odin and Apollo; […]

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ASCAR’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Crows and Ravens

What is a group of crows called, and why? A “murder” of crows is based on the persistent but fallacious folk tale that crows form tribunals to judge and punish the bad behavior of a member of the flock. If the verdict goes against the defendant, that bird is killed (murdered) by the flock. The […]

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