I’ve always loved ravens. They are smart, savvy, and sassy at times. They can be found in many different places around the world, including most of Alaska. I love their beautiful black feathers, their intelligence, and their personality. This time of year, they pair off to start a new generation of ravens.
Here in Southcentral Alaska, we see them all year round, but even more so in winter, when they move into town for the easy meals. Why work hard in the frigid woods when you can pick up french fries and other goodies in a parking lot? That’s why most of my raven photos are taken in the winter, when I can catch them perching on a streetlight or grabbing something off the pavement. These are a few samples.