Fish Crow Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Fish Crows fit the standard crow shape: hefty, well-proportioned birds with heavy bills, sturdy legs, and broad wings. At rest, Fish Crows’ wings fall short of their medium-length, square tails.

    Relative Size

    Very slightly smaller than an American Crow.

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    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 14.2-15.8 in (36-40 cm)
      • Weight: 6.9-11.6 oz (195-330 g)
      • Wingspan: 33.1 in (84 cm)