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American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
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American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

General Description: American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) are all black with a purplish gloss in good light. American Crows are similar to Common Ravens, but crows are smaller, have a shorter and thinner bill, and the end of the tail is straight across.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Corvidae.

Favored Habitat: Farm fields and other agricultural lands.

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

Where to Find: Crows are very uncommon around Las Vegas. Look for them in agricultural areas.

Comments: Crows are gregarious birds often seen foraging in great numbers in farm fields. Common Ravens, in contrast, are usually are found alone or in small family groups in deserts and mountains.

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) If you were a tasty bug, a big seed, or just about anything else, this might be the last face you ever see!
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Young American Crow
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Young American Crow
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Young American Crow
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
American Crow; Dunedin, Florida
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Pack of American Crows foraging in a suburban yard
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Typical flock in agricultural field
American Crow
Typical flock in agricultural field
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
American Crow in flight
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American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
American Crow, notice nictitating membrane is closed
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
American Crow, notice nictitating membrane is open
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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