NEW DATE! As the Crow Flies: Corvid Behavior, Play, and Funerals

UPDATE JULY 6: Scientists say that it’s WAY too soon to be gathering in large groups, so we’re working on a way to move this event online at the same time/date of August 8 at 7:00pm Pacific. We’ll be back very soon with an update on ticket info, refunds, and Zoom links.


This event scheduled for April 28, 2020 is rescheduled to August 8, 2020. All tickets for April 28, 2020 will be honored on August 8, 2020, and all ticket holders will receive an email with more information and instructions on how to receive a refund if needed. Thanks for your flexibility!

Crows are everywhere: they are found on nearly every continent and thrive in human dominated environments. They have influenced art and literature throughout history, and whether they inspire love or hate, they have certainly impacted the hearts and minds of the humans who share their space. Because crows are so common, it may be easy to overlook the fact that they are very intelligent and have complex behaviors and social structures, including play, tool use, communal roosting, and being able to recognize specific humans.

Kaeli Swift, PhD, studies crows and other corvids (ravens, jays, and magpies), and will introduce and explain to us the world of these fascinating birds, including, of course, crow funerals. You can find Dr. Swift on Twitter and Instagram @corvidresearch where she talks about crows, corvids, and other wildlife and plays a weekly game called #CrowOrNo to help people learn how to correctly ID and distinguish different kinds of corvids.

ASL Interpretation provided by Fingers Crossed Interpreting
  • Event Date

    Saturday, August 8, 2020

  • Doors Open

    6:00 pm

  • Start Time

    7:00 pm

  • Tickets

    Sorry, this event has sold out.

    There will not be any tickets available at the door.
  • Available Food & Drink

    Beer, wine, & sodas, as well as pizza and snacks like candy bars and mixed nuts.
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