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Northwestern Crow

Corvus caurinus ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: CORVIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A small crow of the northern Pacific Coast, the Northwestern Crow is becoming quite at home in urban areas as well as along the shore. It is smaller than the American Crow and has a more nasal call, but it is so similar that the two may in fact be the same species.

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Appearance

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Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Smallish Crow.
  • All black.
  • Bill stout and black.
  • Tail rounded.

Immature Description

Juvenile similar to adult, but head feathers not glossy and more fluffy, inside of mouth red. Immature with wing and tail feathers becoming brownish.

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    Northwestern Crow

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  • Adult

    Northwestern Crow

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