Hanging Ravens of Önundarfjörður

Fishdrying was (is?) common in the area of the Westfjords I’m in now and on the way to Flateyri I stopped to take a picture of some old drying racks. I came upon the arresting sight of several dead Ravens tied to the racks as if to be a warning to others not to come near. Arresting to me of course due to my love of Corvids in general and Ravens in particular. Not a day has gone by without me seeing one or more fly overhead, or hearing their crunking call, sad to think this is the ‘best’ close up I’ll get.

 

racks and ravens
  
     

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