Common Raven, Western Raven or Northern Raven

Corvus Corax

Common Raven
Common Raven
Raven at Bryce Canyon National Park

The common Raven is well known around the world and is simply a big crow. There are a variety of species of these large black birds. They are opportunistic scavengers that eat a variety of things. The Raven shown here is among the largest of the related members of the Crow family. As it is hard to tell one black scavenger from another, and the common names often are applied to which ever black scavenger is locally present.

Additional information: see Wikpedia - Raven

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