Forest Raven
Corvus tasmanicus

Summary

The Forest Raven is the largest and heaviest corvid (member of the Family Corvidae, the crows and ravens) with a large bill and short tail. In common with all corvids the bird is almost completely black, including its beak and legs. It has a white eye-ring around the pupil. The bill is decurved, with a distinct hook at the tip. It is also known as the Tasmanian Raven.


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Habitat

The Forest Raven is found in alpine forests, high moors, wet eucalypt forest, woodlands, coastal scrub and beaches and adjacent open country.

Distribution

It is the widespread corvid in Tasmania, and it also occurs in the adjacent parts of southern Victoria

Size

Around 53cm in length with a wingspan between up to around 113 cm

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