Corina Logan

On the Hunt for Nut Cracking Crows

New Caledonian crows love the candle nut forests around Sarramea where they drop candle nuts from a height to crack them open for a meal.   We found a nut cracking site and Alex Taylor explained how it all works. ...

On the Hunt for Nut Cracking Crows

New Caledonian crows love the candle nut forests around Sarramea where they drop candle nuts from a height to crack them open for a meal.   We found a nut cracking site and Alex Taylor explained how it all works. ...

On the Hunt for Nut Cracking Crows

New Caledonian crows love the candle nut forests around Sarramea where they drop candle nuts from a height to crack them open for a meal.   We found a nut cracking site and Alex Taylor explained how it all works. ...

Bird Watch, Catwalk: An In-the-Field Fashion Show

We’re pretty much in the middle of nowhere and there aren’t many events around to keep us entertained in our few hours off everyday. So we have to invent our own entertainment, which can include things like taking ...

A Day in the Life of a Crow Researcher in New Caledonia

From morning battery charging through evening data entry, watch the video for a glimpse of what the daily life of a crow researcher is like! Oh, of course, I ended up making another table. This time, however, it turned out ...

Life in the Field: Building Things in the Land of Crows

My plexiglass pieces survived the 22 hour trip from Santa Barbara, California to New Caledonia and I appear to have skipped the jet lag! Alright, I’m in New Caledonia so I can start testing crows right? Wrong! First I have ...

Life in the Field: Building Things in the Land of Crows

My plexiglass pieces survived the 22 hour trip from Santa Barbara, California to New Caledonia and I appear to have skipped the jet lag! Alright, I’m in New Caledonia so I can start testing crows right? Wrong! First I have ...

Life in the Field: Building Things in the Land of Crows

My plexiglass pieces survived the 22 hour trip from Santa Barbara, California to New Caledonia and I appear to have skipped the jet lag! Alright, I’m in New Caledonia so I can start testing crows right? Wrong! First I have ...

Who Are You Calling a Bird Brain?

Bird brain was considered an insult until a recent discovery that bird brains have a similar structure to that of the mammalian neocortex (the cognitive processing center). Researchers have begun looking for, and finding, avian intelligence in the large-brained species: ...