Birds of prey are numerous and include eagles, vultures, kites, ravens and the carrion stork.
Bears, wolves, foxes, goats (kokmet), wild sheep (arkharis), lizards, earth-rats, and a small rodent (teshikan), with ravens, eagles, wild ducks and wild geese are the other varieties principally encountered.
Dr Ravens [fellow of St John's Coll.] Dr John Harmer, fellow of New Coll.
In Scandinavian records there is a reference to the nautical use of the magnet in the Hauksbok, the last edition of the LandndmabOk (Book of the Colonization of Iceland): - "Floki, son of Vilgerd, instituted a great sacrifice, and consecrated three ravens which should show him the way (to Iceland); for at that time no men sailing the high seas had lodestones up in northern lands."
The rationalistic view that the word translated "ravens" should be "Arabians" is improbable.