Large-billed Crow

Scientific Name: Corvus macrorhynchos
Malay Name: Gagak Paruh Besar
Chinese Name: 大嘴乌鸦

Range:
Breeding Range: (EU, OR) e Eurasia also c, s Malay Peninsula, Sundas, Philippines

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: japonensis, connectens, osai, mandshuricus, colonorum, tibetosinensis, intermedius, macrorhynchos, philippinus.

Local Subspecies: macrorhynchos

Size: 48-59 cm

Identification:
Large crow with blackish plumage. Told apart from House Crow by lack of greyish collar, larger bill and steep forehead. 

Similar looking species: House Crow

Habitat: Open forest and woodlands. 

Behaviour/Ecology: Less adapted to urban environments than house crow. 

Local Status: Uncommon resident

Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)

Location: Widespread.

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

References:
BirdLife International. (2016). Corvus macrorhynchos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. Downloaded on 2 September 2021