Common Raven
One of the earliest studies of a Raven by Muhammad ibn Muhammad Shakir Ruzmah-'i Nathani.

A raven is one of several larger-bodied members of the genus Corvus. They have black plumage and large beaks. In Europe and North America the word "raven" normally refers to the Common raven.

Species are:


Nest of common raven in tree
Common ravens at the Tower of London

Smaller-bodied species in the genus Corvus include the crows, jackdaws, and the rook.

See also

External links

  • Raven videos on the Internet Bird Collection
  • North American ravens on eNature