Dog days, raven nights / John M. Marzluff and Colleen Marzluff ; original linocut illustrations by Evon Zerbetz ; foreword by Bernd Heinrich.

Twenty years ago, fresh out of graduate school and recently married, John and Colleen Marzluff left Arizona for a small cabin in the mountains of western Maine. Their mission: to conduct the first-ever extensive study of the winter ecology of the Common Raven under the tutelage of biologist Bernd He...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Marzluff, John M., (Author), Marzluff, Colleen, (Author)
Other Authors: Zerbetz, Evon, 1960- (Illustrator), Heinrich, Bernd, 1962- (author of foreword.)
Format: Book
Published: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2011]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Can you make a living from a love of natural science?
  • 2. Stocking the aviary
  • 3. Torture in the hut
  • 4. Raven nights
  • 5. Torment on the trail
  • 6. Becoming parents
  • 7. Dog days
  • 8. A second winter of ravens
  • 9. Dating and mating
  • 10. Radio waves
  • 11. Moving on
  • 12. Twenty years later
  • Appendix 1: A schematic chronology of our aviary research
  • Appendix 2: The natural histories of dogs and ravens.