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Common Raven

Corvus corax

Common Raven. Photo:Peter Mirejovsky
Common Raven. Photo:Peter Mirejovsky

This imposing, all-black bird is most heavily distributed in the western and northern parts of its range, and its low, croaking call is familiar on the west coast of British Columbia. It is significantly larger than the various species of crows, and exhibits more tousled throat and forehead feathers.

Map of Common Raven in Canada
Distribution of Common Raven in Canada

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