Perching

Chihuahuan Raven

Corvus cryptoleucus
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Length: 20 in. (20 cm )
A small relative of the more wide spread Common Raven, the Chihuahuan Raven occurs in the arid grasslands and desert areas of the southwest. Its huge stick nest is usually conspicuously placed on a telephone pole or lone tree. It breeds mid summer at the start of the rains, and during the winter forms huge flocks. It feeds on almost any animal material it encounters, including carrion and garbage.

The four-digit banding code is CHRA.

Male | Herbert Clarke

Female | Robert Shantz


Agricultural

Grasslands

Savanna
Bird Sound Type: Buzzing
Sex of Bird: Male
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  • Article: Chihuahuan Raven
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: June 23, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/chihuahuan-raven

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Chihuahuan Raven. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved June 23, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/chihuahuan-raven

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Chihuahuan Raven". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/chihuahuan-raven

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Dr. Biology. "Chihuahuan Raven". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 23 Jun 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/chihuahuan-raven

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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