Scientific Name: Corvus splendens
Malay Name: Gagak Rumah
Chinese Name: 家鸦
Range: Breeding Range: (OR) nw India through sw Thailand
Taxonomy: Polytypic. Subspecies are: zugmayeri, splendens, protegatus, maledivicus, insolens.
Size: 40-43 cm
Identification: 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: Very common introduced resident
Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2018)
BirdLife International. (2018). Corvus splendens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22705938A131944731.en. Accessed on 1 January 2023
Bird Society of Singapore. (n.d.). House Crow. Retrieved on November 29, 2023 from https://singaporebirds.com/species/house-crow.