Secret Life of Crows- Nova Documentary55:21

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Published on September 18, 2016


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This article is about bird species with the word “crow” in their common name. For the genus containing crows, see Corvus. For the family containing crows, see Corvidae. For other uses, see Crow (disambiguation).

A carrion crow scavenging on a beach in Dorset, England.

A crow is a bird of the genus Corvus. The term “crow” is used both as part of the common name of many species, and collectively for all of Corvus.

Species with the word “crow” in their common name include:

  • Corvus albuspied crow (Central African coasts to southern Africa)
  • Corvus bennettilittle crow (Australia)
  • Corvus brachyrhynchosAmerican crow (United States, southern Canada, northern Mexico)
  • Corvus capensisCape crow or Cape rook (Eastern and southern Africa)
  • Corvus caurinusnorthwestern crow (Olympic peninsula to southwest Alaska)
  • Corvus cornixhooded crow (Northern and Eastern Europe and Northern Africa)
  • Corvus coronecarrion crow (Europe and eastern Asia)
  • Corvus edithaeSomali crow (eastern Africa)
  • Corvus encaslender-billed crow (Malaysia, Borneo, Indonesia)
  • Corvus florensisFlores crow (Flores Island)
  • Corvus frugilegusrook (Western Europe)
  • Corvus fuscicapillusbrown-headed crow (New Guinea)
  • Corvus hawaiiensis (formerly C. tropicus) – Hawaiian crow (Hawaii)
  • Corvus imparatusTamaulipas crow (Gulf of Mexico coast)
  • Corvus insularisBismarck crow (Bismark Archipelago, Papua New Guinea)
  • Corvus jamaicensisJamaican crow (Jamaica)
  • Corvus kubaryiMariana crow or aga (Guam, Rota)
  • Corvus leucognaphaluswhite-necked crow (Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico)
  • Corvus macrorhynchosjungle crow (Eastern Asia, Himalayas, Philippines)
  • Corvus meekiBougainville crow or Solomon Islands crow (Northern Solomon Islands)
  • Corvus moneduloidesNew Caledonian crow (New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands)
  • Corvus nasicusCuban crow (Cuba, Isla de la Juventud, Grand Caicos Island)
  • Corvus orruTorresian crow or Australian crow (Australia, New Guinea and nearby islands)
  • Corvus ossifragusfish crow (Southeastern U.S. coast)
  • Corvus palmarumpalm crow (Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic)
  • Corvus ruficolis edithaeSomali crow or dwarf raven (Northeast Africa)
  • Corvus sinaloae –– Sinaloan crow (Pacific coast from Sonora to Colima
  • Corvus splendenshouse crow or Indian house crow (Indian subcontinent, Middle East, east Africa)
  • Corvus torquatuscollared crow (Eastern China, south into Vietnam)
  • Corvus tristisgrey crow or Bare-faced crow (New Guinea and neighboring islands)
  • Corvus typicuspiping crow or Celebes pied crow (Sulawesi, Muna, Butung)
  • Corvus unicolorBanggai crow (Banggai Island)
  • Corvus validuslong-billed crow (Northern Moluccas)
  • Corvus violaceusviolet crow (Seram) – recent split from slender-billed crow
  • Corvus woodfordiwhite-billed crow or Solomon Islands crow (Southern Solomon Islands)

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