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American Crow -
(Corvus brachyrhynchos)
 

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Identification

  • Large, all black
  • Long, heavy beak
  • 17.5" (45 cm.)

Habitat

  • Wide variety of habitats
  • Uses open areas for foraging
  • Trees for roosting and nesting

Additional Information

  • Abundant resident
  • Often seen along roadsides
  • Opportunistic feeder--will eat waste grain
          garbage, seeds, eggs and nestlings
          of other species
  • Sometimes seen "mobbing" hawks & owls
  • Roosts communally in winter,
         sometimes in very large groups

American Crow on a snow pile

American Crow seen roosting in tree branch

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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