Université de Neuchâtel

Social strategies and tool use in wild corvids

Di Lascio, Felice Elias ; Bshary, Redouan (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2014.

Crows and ravens have attracted increasing attention because of the advanced cognitive capacities these birds seem to possess, which have earned them the nickname of “feathered apes”. Indeed, the work carried out in the last two decades has shown that corvids possess abilities that can rival those of monkeys and apes. Birds within this family tend to form long-term monogamous bonds, where...