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American Crow[1]
American crow
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Infraorder: Corvida
Superfamily: Corvoidea
Family: Corvidae
Subfamily: Corvinae
Genus: Corvus
Species: C. brachyrhynchos
Binomial name
Corvus brachyrhynchos
(Brehm, CL, 1822)[1]
Synonyms[1]

Corvus brachyrhynchos

Other names

Corvus brachyrhynchos (scientiphic name)

Description

The American Crow possess a glossy, purple black plumage in addition to its black beaks and legs.

They are often within the size range of 43 to 53 cm for length and 94 cm for wingspan. [2]

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

Calls

The American Crow emits a repetitive; yet, distinct "caw-caw-caw" call. [2]

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

Commonly found in urban areas, agricultural fields, and other open areas with scattered woodlands, marshes, lakes and rivers in densely forested areas. [2]

References

  1. ^ a b c Lepage, Denis. "Corvus brachyrhynchos". Bird Checklists of the World. Avibase. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Krista Kagume (2005). Compact Guide to Ontario Birds. Lone Pine Publishing. ISBN 1551054671. 

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