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NIKON CORPORATION
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For those that remember this picture I think these are the same ravens.
They were seen at the same spot in the forest and they performed the same behavior a few times.
I have no idea how common face nomming in ravens is but it would be neat to find out that I'm seeing a constant pair of ravens in the forest.
The sun was setting, which if black birds aren't at the right angle they'll be very dark!

Common raven
Corvus corax
Petrified Forest National Park
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presstartoplay Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
LMAO, this picture is so cute and funny. xDDD
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MargaretGuitarCrazy Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  New member
Hah, i want a kiss like that.
Oh, I didn't say that.
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dark-lil-soul Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
trying so hard to kiss but they has no lips :3  
XD
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SkirmisherDak Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hehe very nice capture ^^
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LadyCorvidaea Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is the equivalent of kissing for birds. So cute! :)
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DeeOtter Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I know :D They're so adorable when they do this. I hope to see them again this winter. No idea how long they keep their territories for. I'd imagine for a while. I think there's a different pair of ravens at every viewing point of the forest and desert. 
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Scarlet-Harlequin-N Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013
i think in the wild they can live for about 15-20 years.  so they'll be having their territory for a long time.
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LadyCorvidaea Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool! Ravens mate for life so I think they probably keep their territories for as long as possible.
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TheSepiaRaven Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is the kind of picture I want to show people when they ask me why I love corvids. This is too cute.
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DeeOtter Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:D This is the only pair I've seen do this. I'm hoping they'll be around the same area when I visit Arizona again.
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