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Jungle Crow

Corvus macrorhynchos


Black plumage that also shows inky-blue colour when light hits it. Very large and powerful bill. the touch of pink at the gape indicates this one is not an adult yet.


My rooftop terrace where it came along with the more regular House crows (Corvus splendens) and other birds to eat the food I put out. Urban residential area.


The eastern jungle crow and Indian jungle crow were once considered conspecific and together called the jungle crow. I could not make up my mind which this one was so I used the old nomenclature.

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North Barrackpur, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Jul 4, 2020
Submitted on Jul 4, 2020

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