Raven

A raven is one of several larger-bodied members of the genus Corvus—but in Europe and North America the Common Raven is normally implied. They have black plumage and large beaks.

Species include:

  • Corvus albicollis – White-necked Raven
  • Corvus corax – Common Raven
  • Corvus coronoides – Australian Raven
  • Corvus crassirostris – Thick-billed Raven
  • Corvus cryptoleucus – Chihuahuan Raven
  • Corvus mellori – Little Raven
  • Corvus rhipidurus – Fan-tailed Raven
  • Corvus ruficollis – Brown-necked Raven
  • Corvus tasmanicus – Forest Raven
    • C. t. boreus – Relict Raven

Extinct:

  • Corvus moriorum – Chatham Raven
  • Corvus antipodum – New Zealand Raven

Smaller-bodied species in the genus Corvus include the crows, jackdaws, and the rook.

Most ravens eat some sort of fruit, such as dates, or berries. Most are omnivorous. The ravens look similar to another common bird, the crow, being related.

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