Common Raven


Scientific Name: Corvus corax
Common Name: Common Raven
Other Name: Western raven, Northern raven

Identifying Features: black body, black bill, bill is large and slightly curved, dark legs

Fun Facts:

  • Relationships between common ravens are often quarrelsome, yet they demonstrate considerable devotion to their families.
  • The brains of common ravens count among the largest of any bird species. They display ability in problem-solving, as well as other cognitive processes such as imitation and insight.
  •  It is the national bird of Bhutan.


This image was clicked by Anthony Minvallavia Flickr.

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