/ Raven on Fairfield
Yes - pair of ravens at summit of Stob Dearg, Buachaille Etive Mor a few weeks ago seemed happy to be within 6 feet of me.
Yep, top of Rossett Gill last January. Raven landed about 10 feet away even though no food was apparent.
They're pretty well known in the Cuillin for opening and going through bags and I've had them quite close there.
Yes, they do seem confident to interact with people.
I was scrambling up Foxes Rake on Sgùrr a' Mhadaidh in the Cuillins and had a prolonged exchange or conversation with a Raven. We cawed to eachother while I ascended, it regularly relocating to keep the same distance and maintain the exchange, with me improving my mimic as it went on. As I emerged onto the top, it seemed content to leave and flew off down into Corruisk. I was glad no-one else saw this - they'd've thought me bonkers.
Excellent! Was this conversation in Gaelic?
On New Years Eve, a raven flew within 10 feet of us while we were having lunch in the summit shelter on Canisp. As soon as we left, it was straight in there looking for scraps. Have also been approached by one on Ben Oss.
Saw two on the Arkaig hills, perched next to a cairn. So big, as I approached I thought they were wild goats (had already passed two such herds), until they both took wing.
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