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The Corvids are a fascinating family of birds.

1)  "It’s a good example of a behavior with widespread anecdotal evidence and the appearance of intelligence and complexity. Overall, there are few animals capable of distracting another individual to steal its food—for most species, food-stealing is always just opportunistic."
Crows: The tail-pulling, food-stealing bird prodigies
 
2)  Kaeli Swift runs a good blog site on corvids.
 
3) Swift's research on raven "funerals" and remembering threats is very interesting: The birds that fear death.


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