Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Crow Planet, a book by Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Lyanda Lynn Haupt's book "Crow Planet, Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness" is a must for everyone who lives on the planet earth. This book is not just about crows, but about humans and their footprints on the earth's surface, and why some species are disappearing and why some species, ie CROWS, are multiplying in alarming rates........

Lyanda lives the Seattle area, crows have become common city dwellers, having adapted to living in small crowded urban areas, as well as suburbs and in their natural habitat.

Lyanda refers frequently to John Marzluff's study at the University of Washington. John believes that "there might be about one crow for every five to ten humans." John's study was very interesting and had been part of a Nature series program that James and I had watched several years ago on Canadian television.... Crows do recognize people that "interact" with them on a daily basis, and depending on the way crows are treated by humans, they will either interact in a positive manner or a negative one.

This is one of those books that I need to re-read from time to time, so I purchased it.

Hope you will consider this one.