2013. 31 pp. After publishing a children's picture book about ravens, author Dian Phelps Budden learned that others were also entranced with ravens, and wanted to know more about these wonderful birds. 'The Un-Common Raven: one smart bird' will make you smarter about ravens and, hopefully, curious to know more about this amazing backyard bird. With in-depth information about ravens - physical characteristics, food and social habits, and other remarkable intelligence. The special human/raven relationship is also explored. Over 32 full-color photographs illustrate the text; also includes glossary, bibliography, and index.