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American Crow

Name (Latin): Corvus brachyrhynchos

 


 

                             Size: L 17.5" WS 39" WT 450 g

 

Description: All black, broad wings, large bill & head, short tail

 

         Song/Sounds: "Caaw!" Listen Here.

 

Habitat: all open habitats (beeches, farmland, suburban areas, open woods)

 

                                 Seasons in Keene: year-round

 

Nest and Eggs: Clutch size of 3-9 eggs, incubation lasts 16-18 days, and nestlings fledge after 20-40 days

 

  Similar Species: Fish Crow, Common Raven

 

                        Distribution: The entire U.S. and the lower half of Canada

 

          Population: Stable

 

Fun Facts: The oldest crow found in the wild was 16. However, a captive crow from New York lived to be 59 years old.

 

                                Video: American Crow
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