Corvus coronoides

Corvus coronoides

Corvus coronoides

(Australian Raven)

FAMILY

Corvidae

Species

Corvus coronoides

Common name

Australian Raven

Main colour

Black

Distinctive feature

Black with throat hackles, wailing voice, size 52 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

This black bird can be recognised by the wailing voice and the hackles on the throat. Usually sighted late in the dry season, it prefers drier inland areas, however has been seen (2009) in the wet season. Legs and feet black, eyes white, bill black.