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Siphonia:
Megaravens

also called blue ravens, or just ravens

by Chris Wayan, 2009

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Sketch of a AAAA, an intelligent species inhabiting Siphonia, an alternate Earth with 90% of its water removed.

SPECIES

These long-billed omnivorous birds of variable color (grey, blue, white and mixed) have wingspans over 3 meters and weigh up to 20 kilos (up to 4 m / 25 kg in the Pacific Deep)--including a compact, efficient 700-gram brain.

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HABITAT

Ubiquitous in temperate (i.e. near-polar) Deeps. Colonies can be found even in the torrid mid-latitudes, at higher elevations. Rare in the tropics; it's too hot. Temperatures are often right for ravens on the former continents or continental shelves, but air pressure is too low for comfortable flight.

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Sketch of a AAAA, an intelligent species inhabiting Siphonia, an alternate Earth with 90% of its water removed.

BEHAVIOR

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Map of Siphonia, a world-building experiment. Click a feature to go there.
TOUR SIPHONIA! Click a region above, or choose from:

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