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