Alpine Chough

Pyrrhocorax graculus - Chocard à bec jaune

Chocard à bec jaune
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Corvidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pyrrhocorax

  • Species
    :

    graculus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 75 à 79 cm.
  • Weight
    : 160 à 254 g
Longevity

11 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Alpine Chough (Pyrrhocorax graculus) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Pyrrhocorax graculus graculus (Europe and n Africa to n Iran)
  • Pyrrhocorax graculus digitatus (se Turkey to Lebanon, Iraq and sw Iran)
  • Pyrrhocorax graculus forsythi (c Asia)

Foreign names

  • Chocard à bec jaune,
  • Chova piquigualda,
  • Gralha-de-bico-amarelo,
  • Alpendohle,
  • Havasi csóka,
  • Alpenkauw,
  • Gracchio alpino,
  • Alpkaja,
  • Alpekaie,
  • čavka žltozobá,
  • kavče žlutozobé,
  • Alpeallike,
  • alppinaakka,
  • gralla de bec groc,
  • Fjallkorpungur,
  • wieszczek,
  • Alpu kovārnis,
  • planinska kavka,
  • Альпийская галка,
  • キバシカラス,
  • 黄嘴山鸦,
  • 黃嘴山鴉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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