Carrion Crow

Corvus corone - Corneille noire

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Corvidés

  • Genus
    :

    Corvus

  • Species
    :

    corone

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 53 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 92 à 100 cm.
  • Weight
    : 450 à 600 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Corvus corone corone (w Europe)
  • Corvus corone orientalis (c and e Asia)

Foreign names

  • Corneille noire,
  • Corneja negra,
  • Gralha-preta,
  • Rabenkrähe,
  • Kormos varjú,
  • Zwarte Kraai,
  • Cornacchia nera,
  • Svartkråka,
  • Svartkråke,
  • vrana čierna,
  • vrána černá,
  • Sortkrage,
  • varis,
  • cornella negra,
  • Svartkráka,
  • czarnowron,
  • melnā vārna,
  • črna vrana,
  • Европейская чёрная ворона,
  • ハシボソガラス,
  • 小嘴乌鸦,
  • 小嘴鴉〔小嘴烏鴉〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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