House Crow

Scientific Name: Corvus splendens
Malay Name: Gagak Rumah
Chinese Name: 家鸦

Breeding Range: (OR) nw India through sw Thailand

Polytypic. Subspecies are: zugmayeri, splendens, protegatus, maledivicus, insolens.

Size: 40-43 cm

Blackish plumage with greyish collar consisting of nape, mantle, neck and breast. 

Similar looking species: Large-billed Crow

Habitat: Widespread, including urban areas, gardens, scrubland, mangroves. 

Behaviour/Ecology: Noisy, roosts communally in large numbers. 

Local Status: Common introduced resident

Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2018)

Location: Widespread


External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link

BirdLife International. (2018). Corvus splendens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018. Downloaded on 2 September 2021