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Common Raven

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The Common Raven is a large member of the crow family. This birds black feathers have a slight sheen to them, making the Common Raven look luminescent.
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Description

Latin Name: Corvus corax Conservation Status: Least Concern
Distribution: North America, Asia, Northern Europe, Russia Average Size: 55 - 70 cm
Wingspan: 110 - 140 cm
 
The main differentiating characteristics between the Common Raven and its cousin the Crow, are its larger size, is a larger and more curved beak and its tail, which is in the shape of a wedge. Common Ravens survive and thrive in many varied climates. They range from the Arctic Tundra to the African deserts.
 

         
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