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The Crow with the scientific name Corvus splendens is

a medium sized bird falling under the family Corvidae.

These species are very social and live in small groups of 2 to 15 birds averaging a group of 4.They are omnivorous.The quick classification of this species is given below,

Scientific Classification


 Kingdom   Animalia  
 Phylum   Chordata 
 Class   Aves 
 Order   Passeriformes 
 Family   Corvidae 
 Genus   Corvus 
 Species   Corvus splendens 

Physical Characteristics:

Corvus species are all black, except for the nape, sides of the head, upper back and breast which is black with little white or gray plumage. Their legs and feet are also black and they are stout with strong bills.Underparts are paler grey. Eyes are brown in color.Both male and female look alike. The common crow is approximately 42 cm in length and they weigh about 250 to 350 grams.

Behavior:

Carvus species are highly vocal, gregarious birds, seemingly unafraid of humans and aggressive, they may become a nuisance when they gather in huge communal roosts, sometimes numbering hundreds of thousands. This omnivorous bird is very aggressive and may prey on other birds and their eggs, and they often tend to destroy the crops. They are beneficial however in helping to control insects and other small rodents. The sound frequency that the crows can hear is lower than those that a human can hear.


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