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Raven

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Raven
Common Raven
 
Common Raven
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
 
Phylum: Chordata
 
Class: Aves
 
Order: Passeriformes
 
Family: Corvidae
 
Genus: Corvus
 
Species
See text.

Raven is the common name given to several large black birds of the genus Corvus. Other birds in the same genus are the smaller crows, jackdaws, and rooks.

In much of Europe and North America, raven is used as a synonym for the widespread Common Raven, and much of the literature and culture surrounding ravens refers to that species.

Raven species include:

  • Common Raven (C. corax)
    Australian Raven (C. coronoides)
    Forest Raven (C. tasmanicus)
    Little Raven (C. mellori)
    Thick-billed Raven (C. crassirostris)
    White-necked Raven (C. albicollis)
    Brown-necked Raven (C. ruficollis)
    Chihuahuan Raven (C. cryptoleucos)

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