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Common Raven

Corvus corax


The Common Raven (Corvus corax), also known as the Northern Raven, is a large, all-black passerine bird. Common Ravens can live up to 21 years in the wild.


Common Ravens can thrive in varied climates; indeed this species has the largest range of any member of the genus and one of the largest of any passerine. They range throughout the Holarctic from Arctic and temperate habitats in North America and Eurasia to the deserts of North Africa, and to islands in the Pacific Ocean. In the British Isles, they are more common in Scotland, Wales, northern England and the west of Ireland.

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apeachg 10 years ago
Common Raven
Corvus corax Common Raven - Corvus corax - Overview

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1 Comment

IsabellaFiers 10 years ago

Thanks a lot for the confirmation apeachg !!

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA

Spotted on Jul 20, 2013
Submitted on Aug 29, 2013

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