Common Raven  ( Grand Corbeau )

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Corvus corax

Description:    Raven
Photo Date:   September 14, 2006


Dymond Township


Michael Werner

General Notes

Like the crow, ravens  appears to be increasing steadily, according to a recent analysis of Christmas Bird Count and Breeding Bird Survey records. The North American population is more than 2 1/2 times larger than it was 40 years ago, a growth of 166%. There is sufficient data about this species to have a fairly high level of statistical confidence in this magnitude of growth.

Abundance: Abundant
Breeding Status: Resident