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House Crow

(Corvus splendens) - Asia and Africa

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Lifecycle: House Crows are known for their complex social structure and adaptability. They build cup-shaped nests in trees and human-made structures. They are often seen in family groups.
Behavior: They are highly intelligent birds and are often observed engaging in problem-solving and tool use. They are vocal, with a range of calls and vocalizations.
Vocalizations: House Crows have a variety of calls, including caws, coos, and a distinctive "kow-kow" sound.


Diet: House Crows are omnivorous, with a varied diet that includes insects, small vertebrates, fruits, food scraps, and other items. They are opportunistic feeders and are often seen scavenging for food in urban areas.
Feeding Behavior: They forage for food on the ground and in trees, and they are known for their ability to adapt to human-altered landscapes, where they feed on discarded food and food scraps.

The House Crow is a medium-sized bird species native to South Asia. It is known for its adaptability to urban environments, distinctive calls, and intelligence. It is often found in cities and towns across its range.


Size: House Crows typically measure about 38 to 42 cm (15 to 17 inches) in length.
Appearance: They have glossy black plumage, a strong, slightly curved bill, and a distinctive square-shaped tail. Their eyes are dark brown and their legs are black.


House Crows are highly adaptable to urban and suburban environments, and they are commonly found in cities, towns, and villages across South Asia. They are often seen perched on buildings, trees, and utility poles.
Nests: They build nests in a variety of locations, including trees, building eaves, and other sheltered spots in urban areas.

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