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Common Raven

Corvus corax

Habitat:

At Torrey Pines State Reserve



No species ID suggestions

13 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Congratulations Ava, this spotting is featured in the Project Noah blog! http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/3133882...

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Neat video of a murmuration of blackbirds: http://www.audublog.org/?p=6657
Brewer’s, Red-winged, and Tricolored.
(The raven is the only black bird picture I have).

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Check out this video of a snow-boarding crow! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uXiAe7Oc...

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Thanks PinappleMan!

ThePinappleMan
ThePinappleMan 2 years ago

awesome shot

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 2 years ago

Amazing, I will read the article now ;)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Thanks Stian! the article is about ravens gesturing to each other with their beaks and wings!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 2 years ago

Fantastic picture Ava!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Here's an interesting article about our brilliant friends the ravens: http://earthsky.org/biodiversity/ravens-...

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 3 years ago

Thanks birdlady.

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 3 years ago

Great Raven portrait!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 3 years ago

Corvus brachyrhynchos is the American Crow. Ravens are bigger birds which hang out individually or in smaller groups while crows are a bit smaller but can hang out in flocks of hundreds.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 3 years ago

Are there distinct differences between Ravens and Crows?

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.93, Long: -117.26

Spotted on Sep 29, 2010
Submitted on Aug 31, 2011

Reference

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